|Place of birth||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Address||Redhill, Mount Morgan, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Emma C McKeon, Redhill, Mount Morgan, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the 5th Infantry, Gladstone, Queensland.|
|Place of enlistment||Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||No 4 Tunnelling Company - No 1 Military District|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||16/10/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Tunnelling Company|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Age at death from cemetery records||41|
|Place of burial||Mount Morgan Cemetery (Plot 2, Grave No. 97), Queensland|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Susan McKEON. Native of Brisbane, Queensland. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Queensland|
True age at enlistment: 44
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 22 May 1916; disembarked Plymoputh, England, 18 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 August 1916; taken on strength, 1st Australian Tunnelling company, in the field, 30 September 1916.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 23 August 1917 (acne), and transferred to Divisional Rest Station; transferred to 44th Field Ambulance, 2 September 1917; discharged to unit, 6 September 1917.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 September 1918 (dyspepsia); discharged to duty, 18 September 1918.
Detached to Base Depot, Rouelles, for Medical Board, 3 October 1918; transfererd to England, 31 October 1918 (rheumatism); marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 1 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somerset', 4 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 15 January 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 24 February 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name appears twice on Embarkation Roll.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McKEON Edward John|