Charles KEYS


KEYS, Charles

Service Number: 2156
Enlisted: 19 April 1915, Enlisted at Geraldton, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kent, England, 1891
Home Town: Geraldton, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 38
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2156, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Geraldton, WA
6 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2156, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2156, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Sarah Keys of King Edward Avenue, Toronto, Canada

Next of kin given as his brother Thomas Keys of Canada

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