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Roderick James KEEGAN

Regimental number498
Place of birthYulicourt, Hamilton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoachbuilder
AddressMill Road, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs John Kegan, Tyres Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
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
FateDied of disease 20 November 1917
Place of death or wounding1st Australian Hospital, Haberfield, England
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Aust 37), Middlesex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Anne KEEGAN, Tyers Street, Hamilton, Victoria

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