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William Francis KEYS

Regimental number1797
Place of birthFederal New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressFederal, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Andrew Keys, Federal, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of disease 3 October 1915
Date of death30 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 7), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Isabella KEYS, Federal, Richmond River, New South Wales

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