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John Leonard Keeley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Keeley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 82068 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 June 1887 AWMM LumsdenSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Otipua, c/o G.P.O., Timaru AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mra A. M. Keeley (wife), c/o Mrs Boston, Winchester, Canterbury AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 82068 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 Farmer/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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Leonard Keeley was the son of Charles and Maria Keeley of Southland. He was educated at Lumsden and Forbury, Dunedin, schools. In 1910 he married Alice Maud Bosto. Their son, Boston Leonard Kelley, died at the age of 4. He served in New Zealand only (in camp). His grave in the Temuka Cemetery is marked with a serviceman's headstone. John's brother, George Cambray Keeley, was killed in action in 1917 in France. Biography provided by the Timaru Museum SCRoll project. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 July 1949 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Temuka Cemetery General Section, Row 185, Plot 562 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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