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Robert Roland KEILY

Regimental number122
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBay Road, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs E Keily, Bay Road, Plympton, South Australia
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1152 Sergeant Herbert KEILY, 50th Bn, killed in action, 16 August 1916; 3605 Lance Corporal Thomas Heath KEILY, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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