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John Alexander Hunter McKEOWN

Regimental number5786
Place of birthRomsey Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBaker
AddressWalton Street, Werribee, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J McKeown, Walton Street, Werribee, Victoria
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLaventie Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Alexander and Jane MCKEOWN, Walton Street, Werribee, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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