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George KEELING

Regimental number2695
Place of birthHednesford, Staffordshire, England
SchoolWest Hill Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Address213 Livingstone Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot I, RTow J, Grave No. 3A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances KEELING, 77 Lloyd Street, Cannock, Staffs, England. Native of Hednesford, Staffs

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