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John Patrick KEENAN

Regimental number2691
Place of birthRookwood New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBrushmaker
Address'Brosna', Dougan Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Michael Keenan, 'Brosna', Dougan Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary KEENAN, Dougan Street, Ashfield, New South Wales. Native of Rookwood, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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