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Francis Sidney McKEON

Regimental number2416
Place of birthRozelle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSlaughterman
Address87 Abattoir Road, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F H McKeon, 87 Abattoir Road, Rozelle, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A75 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 3), Harbonnieres, Frances
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Hugh and Margaret MCKEON

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