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Colonel William Keith, Royal Engineers, Born - 4 October 1836 Aberdeen, Scotland. Died - 5 May 1891, London, England.

Colonel George Silver Keith, Madras Staff Corps, Born - 3 September 1838 Aberdeen, Scotland. Died 18 September 1887 Madras, India.

Lieutenant John Keith, Royal Artillery, Born 13 November 1839 Aberdeen, Scotland. Died 24 April 1867 Nagpore, India.

Colonel James Keith D.S.O., Royal Artillery, Born 5 November, 1842, Aberdeen, Scotland. Died 5 February 1919, London, England.

Surgeon Alexander Crombie Keith M.B., C.M., Born 11 December 1849, Aberdeen, Scotland. Died 13 January 1880 at Sherpur near Kabul, from
pneumonia, caused by exposure during the campaign in Afghanistan.

Thanks to Mr. Neil G. Smith and Mr. Jerome Lantz of for providing additional regarding Lieutenant Keith and Keith family genealogical information.

Partial Album/Scrapbook Page
Paper, Albumen photograph, and Newsprint
Overall Size - 4 1/8 Inches by 10 Inches
(10.6cm x 24.8cm)
c. 1867

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Below: A detailed scan of the carte de visite-sized photograph of Lieutenant Keith of the Royal Artillery most likely taken after his commissioning or perhaps just before his ultimately fatal deployment to India.

Mounted Photograph
2 3/8 inches by 3 3/4 inches
(6 x 9.5 cm)
Unknown Date c. 1861
Unknown Location

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Below: The newspaper clipping from the Central India Times dated 27 April [1867] recounting Lieutenant Keith's ill-fated hunting expedition and the unpleasant circumstances of his untimely death.

2 7/8 inches by 5 3/4 inches
(7.5 cm x 15 cm)
April 27 (1867)
British India

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