Keith Dawson SPEERING

SPEERING, Keith Dawson

Service Number: 26
Enlisted: 27 May 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 39th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 21 November 1895
Home Town: Grantham, Lockyer Valley, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane Grammar School
Occupation: Overseer
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 4 October 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane Grammar School Memorial Library WW1 Honour Board 2, Gatton Weeping Mother Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 26, Brisbane, Queensland
13 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 26, 4th Light Horse Brigade HQ, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Suevic embarkation_ship_number: A29 public_note: ''
13 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 26, 4th Light Horse Brigade HQ, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
26 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 26, 11th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 39th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: awm_unit: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lieutenant awm_died_date: 1917-10-04

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Son of Thomas SPEERING and Jane Logan nee SCOTT, Grantham, Qld.