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Seawood Peter Keay

Name on Board SP Keay
Name on Service
Seawood Peter  Keay
Enlistment Age 21
Occupation Clerk (Public Servant)
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Peter and Clara Agnes Keay
Address 43 Heller St, Brunswick, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 18/06/1916
Service No. 2201
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 1/08/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Orsova A67
Unit on Embarkation 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 22/08/1918
Unit on Death 4th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Rank on Death 2nd Lieutenant
Cause of Death Died of Wounds
Place of Wounding/
39th Stationary Base Hospital, France
Cemetery or Memorial Aire Communal Cemetery, Aire-sur-la-Lys, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Additional Information Seawood Keay attended RAF School of Fighting Turnberry.  On graduation he was appointed Flying Officer as 2nd Lieutenant 16/06/1918.  While flying Keay got into a spin and crashed near the town of Aire, France
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