|Place of birth||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Address||Graceville, near Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Keid, Graceville near Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Member of a rifle club for 7 years.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles George and Mary Elizabeth KEID, Malonga Terrace, Graceville, Brisbane. Native of Brisbane|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 1153 Sergeant Edward Alexander KEID, 9th Bn, died of wounds, 2 November 1917; 3809 Sergeant Bennett Walter KEID, 49th Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1916; 61 Pte Harold Guy Walker KEID, 13th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 15 March 1917; Lt Leonard KEID, 49th Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1916; 170 Pte William KEID, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 23 June 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.
Wounded in action, 25 April 1915 (gun shot wound, upper extremities), and admitted to 17th General Hospital, Gaba Tepe; transferred to England, 15 May 1915; discharged from Australian & New Zealand Base, Weymouth, 2 September 1915, for return to Mediterranean Expeditionary Force; rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 14 November 1915.
Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 14 November 1915 (pyrexia); rejoined unit, 16 November 1915.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, Lemnos, 23 November 1915 (jaundice); rejoined unit, 28 November 1915. Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 4 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916.
Acted as escort to General Birdwood, 10 April 1916.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 29 October 1917 (broncho-pneumonia); transferred to 10th Casualty Clearing Station, 30 October 1917; to Ambulance Train, 2 November 1917, and admitted same day to 5th General Hospital, Rouen (pleurisy); transferred to England, 10 November 1917, and admitted to Bath War Hospital, 12 November 1917 (pleurisy: severe); discharged on furlough, 22 November 1917, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 December 1917. Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 28 December 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 January 1918; transshipped Melbourne for onward travel on board HT 'Port Darwin' to Sydney, 4 March 1918; discharged, 23 March 1918 (family reasons).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KEID Henry Charles|