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William O'KEEFE

Regimental number1889
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDunstown PO, Dunstown, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May O'Keefe, 20 Hopetoun Street, Ballarat East,Vic
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 September 1944
Age at death64
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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