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John KEANE

Regimental number556
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
Address7 Baltick Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Michael Keane, Airmount Cottage, Cooriagool via Waterford, Ireland
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll556A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death30 May 1960

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