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Keith Robert Douglas McFADYEN

Regimental number3869
Place of birthWalcha, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Chapel Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressNewport, Tartallan Avenue, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M M White, Newport, Tartallan Avenue, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Previous military service38th Infantry; Served in the German Concentration Camp, Holsworthy, New South Wales.
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mabel Mary McFADYEN, 334 Forest Road, Rockdale, New South Wales. Native of Walcha, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3508 Lance Corporal George Robert DOUGLAS, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 27 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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