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Walter John KEOWN

Regimental number5718
Place of birthHay New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressPyalong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Keown, Pyalong, Victoria
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Tooborac Roll of Honour, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5717 Lance Corporal Thomas KEOWN, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

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