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Victor Hugh Keay

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Hugh AWMM
  • Surname
    Keay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 73507 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 December 1896 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Theodocia Street, Timaru AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Christina B. Keay (mother), 75 Harper Street, Timaru AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 73507 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 2 May 1917 AWMM Clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Victor Hugh Keay was the son of Scottish born John and Christina Binnie (née Smart) Keay, of Timaru. He attended the Timaru Main School and the Technical School. At the time of enlisting he was a clerk in the employ of the Timaru Gas Company. At the time of his death he had been with the South Canterbury Hospital Board for 22 years, lastly as accountant. His brothers David Smith Laing Keay and Ernest James Keay both served in World War I. Biography provided by the Timaru Museum SCRoll project. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 January 1948 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Timaru Cemetery General Section, Row 134, Plot 589 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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