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James Bernard KEENAN

Regimental number2053
Place of birthDalby Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Bernard Keenan, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date19 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Discharge date13 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Taken on strength, 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, 7 March 1916. Joined 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16 June 1916.

Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 17 May 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to 36th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 25 May 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 28 May 1918; rejoined 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 20 July 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919, to disembark in Brisbane; discharged, 13 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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