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Benjamin John KEATES

Regimental number2508
Place of birthAuckland New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBedstead maker
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs G M Keates, 36 Wills Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll18
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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