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Andrew Edward McKeever
Birth: Aug. 21, 1894
Ontario, Canada
Death: Dec. 25, 1919
Ontario, Canada

A World War One Flying Ace. Andrew McKeever was born and raised in the Listowel area of Ontario Canada. When the war began he first enlisted in the "Queen's Own Rifles of Canada" in 1914 and proved to be an excellant marksman. He was involved in the Canadian Expedionary Force in 1916. He was attracted by the life of the fighter pilot, transferring to Britian's Royal Flying Corps once he was overseas. From May 1917 to January 1918 he was posted to the 11th Squadron on the Western Front. An outstanding operator of the 2 seater Bristol Fighter, he with his various observers or gunners, shot down about 30 enemy aircraft, becoming the highest scoring Ace for this type of aircraft. He earned the Military Cross (MC) and Military Cross Bar (DFC) and the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for his gallantry and devotion to duty. When Andrew returned home from the War, he had accepted a position (but not started) of airport manager. Then was involved in a car accident, injuring his leg. He died from this complication. (bio by: Scott Buschlen) 
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Listowel
Perth County
Ontario, Canada
 
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Originally Created by: Scott Buschlen
Record added: Aug 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11644732
Andrew Edward McKeever
Added by: Scott Buschlen
 
Andrew Edward McKeever
Added by: Scott Buschlen
 
Andrew Edward McKeever
Added by: Scott Buschlen
 
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