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Keith Douglas McLEOD

Regimental number178
Date of birth30 November 1892
Place of birthLargs Bay, South Australia
SchoolPublic School and School of Mines, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressKanowna Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances McLeod, Kanowna Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Cadets (Voluntary).
Enlistment date27 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollFitter
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'A lover of sport - rowing, yatching, lacrosse, stroke of Torrens Rowing Club, Adelaide.' (details from mother)
FateKilled in Action 6 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots) (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances Tate MCLEOD, Kanowna Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McLEOD Keith Douglas

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