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Regimental number5413
Place of birthBallyblood, Inlla, County Clare, Ireland
SchoolQueen National School, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAlpha, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Keating, County Clare, Tulla, Ireland
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 10A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary KEATING, Ballyblood, Tulla, Co. Clare, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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