James Wolftown KEOGH

KEOGH, James Wolftown

Service Number: 4814
Enlisted: 7 September 1915, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1897
Home Town: Pyrmont, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed in Action, France, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 31 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 45, Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France, Rookwood Necropolis, Rookwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4814, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
8 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4814, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4814, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Sydney
12 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 59th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from 54 Battalion to 59 Battalion at Mount Katoomba, France
31 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4814, 59th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Patrick and Mary Keogh od'Kia Ora' Sixth Avenue, Lidcombe, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal