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Frederick Thomas KEANE

Regimental number146
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Leana Keane, O'Halloran Hill, South Australia
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Mary Help of Christians Catholic Churchyard Cemetery, Morphett Vale, South Australia. Parents: Michael Joseph (d. 16 August 1907, aged 48.11) and Pauline Johanna (d. 1 January 1936, aged 75) KEANE
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 312 Pte Arthur Gustof KEANE MM, 1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 7 January 1919; 5603 Pte Joseph KEANE, 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 details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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