KEENE , Sydney James
(Service number 6/2677)

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Date 12 September 1892 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of Mrs Braid, Church Street West, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs L. KEENE (mother), Smithfield, near Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age 61 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Sydney James KEENE was one of three sons of George Sydney and Lydia (nee MARSHALL) KEENE who served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [09 December 2014]

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