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Percy George KEIG

Regimental number143
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.5
Height5' 8"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Keig, Moncks Bay, Summer, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916
Discharge date11 August 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Karoola', 12 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit: relapsing fever), 11 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 September 1960
Place of burialRuru Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand
SourcesNAA: B2455, KEIG Percy George

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