Thomas KEAN

KEAN, Thomas

Service Number: 237
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Carlton, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Creswick, Victoria, Australia, 1881
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: Plugge's Plateau Cemetery, Anzac
Row A, Grave 4, Plugges Plateau Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dean State School No 87 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 237, Enlisted at Carlton, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 237, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 237, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Kean and Alice Kean nee Bowler.

Nex of kin given as his sister Mary McGlone of 14 Bayles Street, Parkville, Victoria

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