ARTHUR   KEEN

ARTHUR KEEN

  • HOMETOWN:
  • atlantic city
  • COUNTY:
  • Atlantic
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • August 01, 1946
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • June 27, 1966
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Navy
  • RANK:
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Arthur Keen was born on August 1, 1946.  His home of record is Atlantic City, NJ.

He enlisted in the US Navy and attained the rank of Seaman (SN).

Keen was killed on June 27, 1966, while serving on board the USS Chesterfield County (LST-551) when a damaged life rail failed, causing Keen to fall overboard near the mouth of the Saigon River.  Keen's body was found on a beach two days later. 

Sources: Various websites and NJVVMF, Photo from VVMF.

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