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William McSWEENEY

Regimental number7964
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address35 Canning Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William McSweeney, 35 Canning Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board A59 Botanist on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBQMS
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8003 Sergeant John McSWEENEY, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 March 1941

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