Francis KEIGHERY

KEIGHERY, Francis

Service Numbers: 5396, V82263
Enlisted: 14 February 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dandenong, Victoria, 12 September 1896
Home Town: Dandenong, Greater Dandenong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Korumburra, Victoria, 12 January 1970, aged 73 years
Cemetery: Cranbourne Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

14 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5396, Melbourne, Victoria
3 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5396, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
3 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5396, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Melbourne
12 Feb 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 59th Infantry Battalion
24 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 5396, 59th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux
22 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 5396, 59th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

12 Dec 1939: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, SN V82263, South Melbourne, Victoria
15 Jan 1940: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, SN V82263

Congratulated for Gallantry

Francis was "congratulated for Gallantry and devotion to duty" during the attack on Villers–Bretonneux, on the night 24/25 April 1918. - Australian Corps HQ, Routine Order No. 25

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