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Keys, Walter

Walter Keys U.S. Navy WWII
Walter Keys U.S. Navy WWII

Date of Birth: 8/2/1925
Died On: 5/1/2003 Last Residence: 10553, Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York
Street Address: 56 Cedar Place
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-134

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
Walter Keys was born in New York in Date Unknown. In Rye his family lived at 56 Cedar Place. Walter enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Walter Keys

Name: Walter Keys Race: Negro (Black) Age: 18 Birth Date: 2 Aug 1925 Birth Place: Church View, VA Residence Place: Rye, West, New York Registration Date: 6 Aug 1943 Registration Place: Port Chester, New York, USA Employer: Ledman's Dress Factory, North Main St Port Chester, N.Y. Weight: 153 Complexion: Light Brown Eye Color: Brown Hair Color: Black Height: 5'' 9" Next of Kin: Clara Hickman

Name: Walter Keys Social Security Number: 193-12-4198 Birth Date: 2 Aug 1925 Issue Year: Before 1951 Issue State: Pennsylvania Last Residence: 10553, Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, USA Death Date: 1 May 2003

Rye Men Joining Combat Forces
Accepted at the same time for the Navy were Thomas A. DelVal, 382 Midland Avenue; Walter Keys, 56 Cedar Place; Peter J. McDonnell, 2 Hawthorne Place; Edwin T. Perry, Greenwich, formerly 38 New Street; Francis M. Ryan, 15 School Street. There will be a short ceremony, Saturday, December 18, at 8:40 a. m. at the Selective Service Boards office, Barry Avenue School, Mamaroneck, before the men board the 9:27 train.

Walter Keys on May 5, at Sutton Park Nursing Home. He was retired from Life Savers Corporation after many years of service. He was active in the Barry Avenue AME Zion Church, Mamaroneck until his illness. He raised two sons and one daughter and took excellent care of his wife, who survives him.

Family will receive friends Thursday, May 8, from 4-8 pm at LEE O. WOOD FUNERAL HOME. Service Friday May 9, at Barry Avenue AME Zion Church, Mamaroneck.

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