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Harry KEEN

Regimental number3424
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionBaptist
OccupationSoldier
AddressEast Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFriend, Miss S Harris, 72 Edward Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceInst'l Staff; He was Staff Sergeant Major before enlisting.
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death5 April 1918
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 6), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Brother of F.W. FIRTH, Smythesdale, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria

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