Neville Dudley KEATH

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KEATH, Neville Dudley

Service Number: 3566
Enlisted: 22 July 1915, Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia, March 1897
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: Queenscliff State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in Action, Aubigny, France, 28 April 1918
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 21
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Queenscliff Fire Brigade Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

22 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3566, Geelong, Victoria
5 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3566, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3566, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Melbourne
22 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 57th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 58th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3566, 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
8 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3566, 58th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3566, 58th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood
28 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3566, 58th Infantry Battalion, Dernancourt/Ancre

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3566 Private Neville Dudley Keath, 22nd Battalion, of Queenscliff, Vic. Pte Keath enlisted on 22 July 1915 and embarked aboard HMAT Afric on 5 January 1916. He was killed in action on 28 April 1918 at Hamel in the Somme area of France, while serving with the 58th Battalion. His brother 3822 Pte Clifford John Keath was killed in action on 5 August 1916." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Private Neville Dudley Keath is also remembered at:

Queenscliff Memorial Garden;

St Georges C of E, Queenscliff;

Queenscliff RSL Honour Roll; and 

Queesncliff Fire Brigade.