Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes

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Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes
Buried atBenghazi War Cemetery, Libya
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service1937–1941 
RankLieutenant-Colonel
UnitRoyal Scots Greys
No. 11 (Scottish) Commando
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsVictoria Cross (posthumous)
Military Cross
Croix de Guerre[1]
RelationsAdmiral of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes (father)

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes, VC, MC (18 May 1917 – 18 November 1941) was an Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. At the time he was the youngest lieutenant colonel in the British Army.

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