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William KEYS

Regimental number1946
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressGilgandra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Keys, Bright PO, Bright, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row F, Grave No. 19A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma KEYS, Bright, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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