The AIF Project

Alick Thomas KEAT

Regimental number466
Place of birthCaniambe, Victoria
SchoolGundowing State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGundowring, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Keat, Gundowring, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"A true soldier, one of the best, strictly obedient in all details, for King and Country. Took part in numerous engagements with his company and was killed in action in the capture of Le Verguier Village in France." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingLe Verguier, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLe Verguier Churchyard (Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Marie KEAT, Mackay Street, Wangaratta, Victoria

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