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Oscar KEENAN

Regimental number2729
Place of birthBingara New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Joseph Keenan, Bingara, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 386 Pte James KEENAN, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 April 1916.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death25 September 1957

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