|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Address||Woollahra, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Keene, 37 Jersey Road, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 24th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John Joseph and Annie KEANE|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 May 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 28 July 1917, and marched in to 1st Training Bn, Durrington.
On Command, School of Instruction, Tidworth, 1 October 1917; marched in to 1st Training Bn from detachment, 10 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1917; taken on strength, 3rd Bn, 10 December 1917.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 18 February 1918; transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 22 February 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to duty, 13 April 1918, and rejoined Bn.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 29 May 1918 (debility); transferred to 15th Casualty Clearing Station, 30 May 1918; rejoined Bn, 4 June 1918.
Wounded in action, 25 August 1918 (gun shot wound, left shoulder), and admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station; admitted to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 28 August 1918; transferred to England, 29 August 1918, and admitted to VAD Hospital, affiliated to 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, 30 August 1918; discharged on furlough, 17 October 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, 31 October 1918.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Sutton Veney, 9 December 1918 (epileptic), 9 December 1918; discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 12 December 1918 (hysteria)
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmata', 2 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 15 February 1919, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 9 April 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||48|
|Place of burial||Botany Cemetery, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KEANE Thomas Moncrieff|