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Edwin Somerville KEAST

Regimental number3860
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address22 Barnett Street, Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie Mabel Keast, 22 Barnett Street, Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death11 August 1942
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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