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William Henry KEOGH

Regimental number2762
Place of birthGlasgow England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Keogh, 66 Shedmiller Road, Belfast, Ireland
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 11 September 1916


Recommendation date: 26 January 1917

Bar to Military Medal (altered to Distinguished Conduct Medal)

Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Medal

'On 2nd September, 1916, made a daylight reconnaissance in No Man's Land, near MOUQUET FARM, in the course of which he approached close to the German lines and obtained valuable information.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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