Pte 7075589 (26097) Matthew Keane, RDF

He appears to be Matthew Kane born Co Kildare in 1897, not 1895 as he claimed on attestation.

1897 Born Athy, Kildare

1911 Census at 6 Jeanville Lane , Athy, Kildare

1915 Jun 21 Landed in France

Previously served as 21452 Private Matthew Keane, Royal Irish Regiment.The 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment had arrived in Cairo 1 Dec 1918

1919 May 20 Attested to Royal Dublin Fusiliers in Cairo. Served in the 6th and 1st Battalion

First name(s) Matthew
Last name Keane
Birth year 1895
Birth place Athy, Co. Kildare
Birth county Kildare
Birth country Ireland
Occupation on enlistment Labourer
Regiment Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Service number 7075589
Attestation year 1919
Attestation date 20 May 1919
Age on attestation 24 51/82
Attestation place Cairo
Address on discharge Janeville Place, Athy, Co. Kildare
Address of next of kin Janeville Place, Athy, Co. Kildare

1919 May to 10 June 1919 with the Egyptian Expeditionary Force

1919 Dec 4 to 19 Dec 1919 On Board Ship

1920 Sep 29 Disappeared in Dublin

1921 Mar 30. Discharged:  King's Regulation 392 (xi) For misconduct. BW & V medals forfeited On the List of medal forfeitures for 2 July 1921 & 14 Nov 1921

1956 Dec 2 Died at Naas


Missing at withdrawl of British