The AIF Project

Arthur Gustof KEANE

Regimental number312
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressReynella, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. L. Keane, Reynella, South Australia
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 2 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 7 January 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 146 Pte Frederick Thomas KEANE, 9th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 19 April 1917; 5603 Pte Joseph KEENE, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917;1942 Pte Theodore Michael KEANE, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919; 145 Driver Wilfred Charles KEANE, 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 28 January 1919.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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