Rank Insignia Previous Honoree ID Next Honoree ID

honoree image
First Name: Roger

Last Name: Keller

Birthplace: Dayton, OH, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Austin, TX
Middle Name: I.

Date of Birth: 19 August 1875

Date of Death: 13 September 1929

Rank: First Sergeant

Years Served:
Roger I. Keller

•  Spanish-American War (1898)
•  Philippine-American War (1899 - 1902)


Roger I. Keller

1st Sergeant, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Awarded the Silver Star citation posthumously as cited by the War Dept. Oct. 1, 1929 for gallantry in action in the pursuit of superior forces of the enemy under the Insurgent General Tinio, in Northern Luzon, P.I. Dec. 4-18, 1899, through a most dangerous and difficult country, through hardships and exposure, thereby forcing the enemy to liberate twenty-two American prisoners held by him, Dec. 18, 1899.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 318424   Created by: drjones46




Honoree Photos

honoree imagehonoree imagehonoree image

honoree imagehonoree image

honoree image