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James O'Keefe

Private

46th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss M. Stork
  • Plaque: 2854

Additional Info

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Biography

James O'Keeffe was born in Ballarat but enlisted from Kalgoorlie, W.A. on 27th November 2016. He was 36 years old, married and worked as a miner. He was drafted to the 46th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3192. On the 11th October 1917 he was killed in the trenches during a severe artillery bombardment. His name is recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 2854

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour