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Horace Roy KEATING

Regimental number19894
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBandsman
AddressBalmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.6
Height5' 6"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Keating, 343 Darling Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military service30th Infantry
Enlistment date5 November 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board SS Gaika on 6 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date19 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dorset', 28 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 19 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KEATING Horace Roy

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