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William Henry McKEOWN

Regimental number82
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinE McKeown, Lower Bedford, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollQuartermaster and Honorary Captain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: "17 June 1917

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 16 January 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30480 (16 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).
Recommendation date: 2 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919

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