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John McKEON

Regimental number3347
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McKeon, 16 Dudley Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Alice Higgins on 15 February 1919 at Corpus Christi Church, Chadderton, District of Oldham in the County of Lancaster
Date of death17 February 1953 - Hollywood Repatriation Hospital
Age at death60
Place of burialArmy Section (R.C.) Lot No. L.A. 543, Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth Western Australia

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