The AIF Project


Regimental number3833
Place of birthNewtown, Butler County, Formanagh, Ireland
SchoolKildallon, County Cavon, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o A E Simpson,Alderley, Enoggera, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rosanne Keating, Bocade Ardlougher PO, Baltorbet, County Cavan, Ireland
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialWandsworth Cemetery (Aust. 6), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Roseanna KEATING, Bocade, Ardlogher, Co. Cavan, Ireland
Family/military connectionsBrother: John who served during the war and who went back to Brisbane when the war was over .
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format