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Luis Manning KEAN

Regimental number3391
Place of birthManning River, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Tamworth, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. W. Carter, Emmaville, via Deepwater, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 18), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Matthew and Caroline Maria KEAN, One Mile Estate, West Ipswich, Queensland. Native of Manning River, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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