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Wilfred Charles KEANE

Regimental number145
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker
AddressO'Halloran Hill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Leaver Keane, O'Halloran Hill, South Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 312 Pte Arthur Gustof KEANE MM, 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 7 January 1919; 146 Pte Frederick Thomas KEANE, 9th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 19 April 1917; 1942 Pte Theodore Michael KEANE, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 October 1940
Place of burialO'Halloran Hill Christ Church Anglican Church Cemetery

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