Plaque in St Mary’s Church, Gosforth, Cumbria commemorating Lieutenant-Commander Austin Noel Rees Keene d. 1940 in the loss of HMS ‘Glorious’
St Mary's Church, Gosforth, Cumbria, England
'TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF / LT-COMMANDER AUSTIN NOEL REES KEENE / ROYAL NAVY / WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR KING AND COUNTRY / H.M.S. GLORIOUS JUNE 1940'
Vessel: HMS Glorious
1939-1945 Second World War
Date of Death: 8/6/1940
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bibliography: David Saunders 'Maritime Memorials & Mementoes' (Yeovil, 1996), p. 51.