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Charles Edward Keating

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Keating AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Chas AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 37926 AWMM
    • WWI NZ1218 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 February 1880 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Keating (wife), 8 Horner Street, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • WWI 37926 AWMM
    • WWI NZ1218 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 16 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    Harbour Board official/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    1918 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
    Gas poisoning AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • C. E. Keating was at one time a stoker on "Philomel" who became ill and was invalided home in April 1915. He subsequently recovered and enlisted with the 22nd specialists of the N.Z.E.F. and served overseas.

    Charles Edward Keating recieved a letter of recommendation from the NZ Royal Humane Society for saving a women from drowning in 1920
    He is mentioned in the book Zealandia's Brave by John Willis.

    "On the night of 13 February 1920, Isabel E Russel, 24, was seen apparently drowning near Queen's Wharf, Wellington. Charles Keating, 40, jumped into the water and swam to her. She then grasped him around the neck and he had to break her hold. Miss Russell then sank and Keating brought her to the surface. She was then raised to the wharf". AWMM
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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



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  • Memorial name
    Wellington Harbour Great Wars Honours Board, Wellington AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 25 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. Expeditionary Force. (1918). List of casualties and a summary of casualties in order of units. Book XII, reported from 15th February to 14th May, 1918 : also including a complete summary of all casualties, in their respective units, up to and including 14th May, 1918. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer). AWMM
    • Wills, J. D. (2001). Zealandia's brave: the Royal Humane Societies in New Zealand 1850 to 1998. Christchurch, N.Z.: Royal Humane Society of New Zealand. AWMM
      Case number: 506 AWMM

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