Herbert Millest KEAM


KEAM, Herbert Millest

Service Number: 481
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Essendon
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 29
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 481, Enlisted at Essendon
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 481, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 481, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joseph Keam and Violet Keam nee Minnist of 10 Allison Road, Elsternwick, Victoria. Later known as Violet Mumme

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal