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William KEATING

Regimental number6555
Place of birthEuroa, Victoria
SchoolCatholic and State School, Warragul, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressDarnum, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Keating, Darnum, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 8th Light Horse.
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 6,Field Ambulance 6, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, orw A, Grave No. 8), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen KEATING, Darnum, VIctoria. Native of Euroa, Victoria

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