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Percival KEAT

Regimental number1373
Place of birthGondowing, Victoria
SchoolGondowing School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H Keat, Glendowring, Huon, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1248
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 24), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Charlotte Emily KEAT, Gundowring, Victoria

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