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Thomas Edmund KEELING

Regimental number2078
Place of birthHobbs Wall, Farmborough, North Bath, Somerset, England
SchoolFarmborough Elementary School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMechanic
Addressc/o Mrs Pass, Aberdare Street, Weston, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Thomas Keeling, Farnborough, near Bath, Somerset, England
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Died of wounds at Rouen. Interred in St Sever Cemetery, Rowen." Details from Brother.
FateDied of wounds 11 December 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot III, Row P, Grave No. 12), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Dinah KEELING, Hobbs Wall, Farmborough, Bath, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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