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Regimental number1151
Place of birthDrogheda, Co Meath, Ireland
SchoolSt Mary's Catholic School, Drogheda, Co Meath, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia37
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMarine fireman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMrs M McKeown, 2 Paget Street, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed in 2nd Bn, Leinster Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name4th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1298
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6-9 August 1915
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No 32), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Margaret McKEOWN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as McKEOWEN.

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