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James Joseph KEENAN

Regimental number6050
Place of birthNanneella Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSaddler
AddressRoehester West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Keenan, Fuller Street, Rochester West, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1008 Pte John KEENAN, 14th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 March 1957
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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