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Alfred Edward KEED

Regimental number4811
Place of birthBrewarrina, New South Wales
SchoolState Schools
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressInglewood, near Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 6.75"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Keed, Inglewood, near Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32.3
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick George and Elizabeth KEED; husband of Mrs C.J. KEED, Cobbada-Mana, Queensland. Native of Junee, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 20 July 1916; admitted to No 8 Field Ambulance, 20 July 1916 (gun shot wound, legs); transferred to No 1 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 21 July 1916.

Died of wound, No 7 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 21 July 1916.

Buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, 21 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KEED Alfred Edward
Red Cross file 1480503

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