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Hugh Woodruff McKEAN

Regimental number3587
Place of birthMount Eccles Victoria
AddressMount Eccles, via Leongatha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas McKean, Mount Eccles via Leongatha, Victoria
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1177 Pte Jeremiah Henry McKEAN, 1st Cyclists' Bn, returned to Australia, 1 April 1919; 421 Pte Samuel McKEAN, 1st Remount Unit, returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

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