Corporal Howard Elza Keene

Corporal Howard Elza Keene

United States Army Air Force Military Police, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, October 7, 1946

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Howard Elza Keene

Corporal Howard Keene was killed when he lost control of his military police motorcycle while on routine patrol of Scott Field (Present day Scott Air Force Base).

Corporal Keene served with the United States Army Air Force as a military policeman for nine months. He is survived by his parents.

He is buried at Alton National Cemetery.


  • Age 20
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Location Illinois

bike patrol

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On today, the 77th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-especially during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 7, 2023

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