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Victor Albert KEAST

Regimental number1704
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolCoorparoo State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLongland Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs M A Keast, Longland Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service2nd Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served in the Citizen Forces (Artillery)
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 22 August 1916
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 47), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Jeremiah and Mary Ann KEAST, Longland Street, East Brisbane, Queensland

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