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Stanley William KEOUGH

Regimental number5771
Date of birth6 August 1898
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolMarrickville and Petersham Public Schools, Sydney
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address133 Addison Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Vincent Keough, 133 Addison Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service13th Infantry
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Served in France and Belgium. Also enlisted in World War II
Other detailsAfter the war he was employed by NSW Railways and studied Accountancy part time. In 1932 he joined The Bulletin newspaper as a journalist and retired in 1963. He was active in Epping RSL sub-branch for many yeasrs and formed part of their `old and bold' members.
Date of death28 July 1989
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Chatswood, Sydney

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