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Rupert Clyde McKEON

Regimental number4853
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address31 College Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs E. Haddock, 31 College Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8/4/1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. II), Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane MCKEON. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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