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William Keating

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Keating AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12609 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Jan 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra BlenheimMarlborough Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss K. Keating (sister), Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12609 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 Unknown AWMM Labourer/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      174 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria
    Embarked Wellington, 6 May 1916; disembarked Suez, 22 June 1916.
    Transferred to Camel Corps, 27 July 1916.
    Found guilty, 2 September 1916, of grossly improper conduct when on Active Service, and trying to obtain liquor from Officers' Mess: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Admitted to 27th General Hospital, Abbassia, 13 October 1916 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to Aotea Convalescent Home, Heliopolis, 6 November 1916; discharged to unit, 13 November 1916.
    Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, 20 March 1917 (pleurisy); transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital; to 31st General Hospital; to 27th General Hospital; to Convalescent Depot, Abbassia, 4 April 1917.
    Found guilty, 12 April 1917, of (1) being absent without leave from Tattoo Roll Call, 9.30 pm,8 April, until apprehended by the Military Police about 11.10 am, 9 April 1917 (13 hours 40 minutes); (2) disobedience of GRO EEF No 1169, not being in possession of an identity disc: awarded 10 days confined to barracks, and forfeited 2 days' pay.
    Taken on strength, 15th Company, Imperial Camel Corps, in the field, 14 May 1917.
    Admitted to Anzac Corps Field Ambulance, 22 November 1917 (septic sores, abrasions on arms), and transferred to 66th Casualty Clearing Station; to 24th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 24 November 1917; to 27th General Hospital, Abbassia, 24 November 1917; to Aotea Convalescent Hospital, Heliopolis, 5 December 1917; discharged to duty, 12 December 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 21 December 1917.
    Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 8 February 1918 (abscess, neck: slight); transferred to Rest Camp, Port Said, 25 February 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 12 March 1918 (mental deficiency: alcoholism); to Rest Camp, 12 March 1918; ; to Reserve Depot, Abbassia, 23 March 1918.
    Found guilty, 11 May 1918, of (1) breaking Camp; (2) being absent without leave; (3) being drunk in town: awarded 5 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Found guilty, 23 May 1918, of (1) breaking Camp; (2) being absent without leave; (3) being drunk in town; (4) being out of bounds; (5) wrongfully being in possession of another man's pass: awarded for forfeiture of 15 days' pay, and 1 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
    Transferred to 2nd Machine Gun Squadron, 21 July 1918.
    Found guilty, Beirut, 14 March 1919, of drunkenness: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Disembarked Port Said from Beirut, 25 March 1919.
    Marched out to 2nd Machine Gun Squadron (attached to 5th Australian Light Horse Brigade), 16 April 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on boardt HT 'Ulimaroa', 20 June 1919; discharged, 9 September 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 270 days (of which 3 years 99 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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