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John Gregory Patrick KEOGH

Regimental number4546
Place of birthDalkey, Balaklava, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSt Leonard's, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 4.5"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Agnes Keogh, Todd Street, St Leonard's, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date7 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 16 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France from 8th Training Bn, 22 May 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, 23 March 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 11 June 1917; taken on strength of 50th Bn, 16 June 1917.

Promoted Lance Corporal, 29 April 1918.

Promoted Corporal, 22 July 1918.

Detached to Australian Corps School, 24 October 1918.

Admitted to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 1 November 1918 (influenza); transferred to Australian Convalescent Depot, Le Havre, 9 November 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 3 January 1919.

Proceeded to unit, 24 February 1919; rejoined 50th Bn, 1 March 1919.

Proceeded to England, 13 April 1919; marched into No 4 Group, 23 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Swakopmund', 15 June 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 30 July 1919; discharged Adelaide (termination of period of enlistment), 7 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 July 1931
SourcesNAA: B2455, KEOGH John Gregory Patrick

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