The AIF Project

Gordon Samuel KEESING

Date of birth19 May 1888
Place of birthAuckland New Zealand
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Harry Keesing, McDonald Street, Napier, New Zealand
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameOfficers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollEngineers


Unit: 4th Division Engineers
Promotion date: 1 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 9 January 1918

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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