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Austin KEANE

Regimental number877
Place of birthSutherland, New South Wales
SchoolHurstville Public School, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Miss I Newman, Coonabarabran PO, Coonabarabran, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Keane, 35 1/2 Rowntree Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1919
Place of death or woundingRomani, Sinai, Egypt
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 59), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Austin and Marian KEANE, 13 Cove Street, Balmain, New South Wales. Native of Sutherland, New South Wales

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