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Alfred John McKEAND

Regimental number18
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationSalesman
Address21 Bridport Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs H McKeand, 21 Bridport Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service51st Infantry
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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