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John Patrick Augustine KEATING

Regimental number144
Place of birthHollinwood via Creswick, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCreswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Bernard Keating, Creswick, Victoria
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24.7
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Bernard and Mary KEATING. Native of Creswick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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