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Frederick Keeley

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Portrait (provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait (provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Keeley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/611 AWMM
    • WWI 13/619 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 November 1865 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 August 1914 AWMM Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Keeley (brother), Leamington, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/611 AWMM
    • WWI 13/619 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 24 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 49 AWMM
    Saddler AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10.5 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded bomb in back, slight 4 July 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to hospital 14 August 1915 bomb wound AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded gun shot wounds to back 11 September 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Discharged to base 8 November 1915 AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of sickness AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father Joseph Keeley, mother Elizabeth Johnson. Married Blanche Mary Campbell

    Came to New Zealand with family in 1875

    Only son William Frederick Keeley (56614) killed in France WW1

    Promoted to shoemaker with rank of Sergeant 15 January 1916

    Buried with full military honours.

    Service number on his headstone (13/619) differs from his Nominal Roll entry.

    Attested he was a single man and NOK listed as his father; Age at discharge listed as 36 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 July 1950 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    MatangiWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Leamington Cemetery, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 2 July 1950 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 385 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 2 July 1950 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
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