Keith Cameron BATTLEY

BATTLEY, Keith Cameron

Service Number: QX27287
Enlisted: 27 February 1942, Brisbane, Qld, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Roma, Queensland, 12 August 1924
Home Town: Roma, Maranoa, Queensland
Schooling: St Josephs Catholic school
Occupation: labourer
Died: heart attack, Roma, Queensland, 29 November 2006, aged 82 years
Cemetery: Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium, Brisbane
Grave Location: 20-64, Portion 20/Grave 64. Also his (DVA) Official Commemoration - Memorial Location: Wall 49/Row C; AT the Queensland Garden of Remembrance (within Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery) Graham Rd - Bridgeman Downs, Qld, Australia.
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World War 2 Service

27 Feb 1942: Involvement Private, QX27287, 101 Anti Tank / Tank Attack Regiment
27 Feb 1942: Enlisted Private, QX27287, 101 Anti Tank / Tank Attack Regiment, Brisbane, Qld, Australia
27 Feb 1942: Enlisted Private, QX27287, Brisbane, Qld, Australia
21 Nov 1944: Involvement Private, QX27287, 2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion
21 Nov 1944: Transferred Private, 2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-11)
25 Jul 1945: Involvement Private, QX27287, 2nd/31st Infantry Battalion
25 Jul 1945: Transferred Private, 2nd/31st Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-12)
7 Aug 1946: Discharged Private, QX27287, 2nd/31st Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg's-12, 21)

Added tribute to my father

Dad also fought in New Guinea, Milne Bay, Ramu Valley, Morotai, Port Moresby and Lae. His brothers Gerry and Bob also fought in Middle East were sent over to Borneo and came in different directions against the Japanese. Connie Battley

Dedication to my dad 2018

Dad was born in Roma Qld. He enlisted in 1942, was in 2/31st Battallian 7th Division, he was later transferred to 2/25th. He fought in Ramu Valley, Milne Bay and Borneo and several other places. He was wounded and later discharged in 1946.He died in 2006 in Brisbane and is buried there. Dad suffered health trouble most of his life caused through the war years. Connie Battley

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