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Regimental number2504
Place of birthMount Lebonan, Syria
SchoolLaunceston, Tasmania
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressCorsham, Albert Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Keeami, Corsham, Albert Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPlayed the Cornet in the New South Wales Depot Bank in Egypt in 1915. Transferred to the Artillary in 1916. Details from Wife.
FateDied of wounds 15 November 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 23), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elias and Julie KEEAMI; husband of Elilzabeth KEEAMI, Riverside Crescent, West Marrickville, Sydney. Native of Mount Lebanon, Syria

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