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Robert KEYTE

Regimental number3163
Place of birthBraidwood New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBundanoon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Keyte, Major's Creek via Braidwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialIrish House Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3), Kemmel, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Stephen's Anglican Church, Major's Creek, New South Wales. Roll of Intercession in the church reads: 'The Prayers of Parishioners are asked for the following Soldiers who are serving their God, King, and Country in the World War against Germany's Aggression, Tyranny, and Frightfulness.' Parents: William and Hannah KEYTE, Major's Creek, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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