Born at Chatham, New Brunswick, 25/07/1883. Son of Thomas Keating (1841-1902) and Catherine Flanagan(1840-1928), of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada. A Farmer’s son. Single man, unmarried. He worked as a Land Agent. He enlisted at Calgary, Canada, on 11/01/1915. Described as 5 foot, 7.5 inches tall, Chest 35-38 inches, Roman Catholic Religion. Served in the 2nd Canadian Expeditionary Force. Wounded at Courcellette, France, in the face left leg and left hand. Died of wounds, at No:9 Casualty Clearing Station, on 30/09/1915, aged 32.
His name is listed on Charles Street Borromeo Catholic Church, WW1 memorial, Hull. His Hull connection is unknown? He is the only CWGC record.
He is buried at Contay British Cemetery, on the Somme, France. His army effects were left to his sister, Kate.