Claude Brownie Keyes was born at Rose Hill, Virginia, the son of Daniel Shelby Keyes and Daily Shackleford.

He was initially buried at Blosville Cemetery at Carentan, France and reburied at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, H, 14, 33

Photo courtesy Phillip Cheek

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 November 1915
  • Date of death: 6 June 1944
  • County: Claiborne
  • Hometown: Pruden
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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