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Cyril Henry SCHWAB

Regimental number2388
Place of birthBright, Victoria
SchoolCamberwell State School, Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFile cleaner
Address24 Billett Street, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Godrey Schwab, 24 Billett Street, Camberwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Cadets.
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Godfrey and Hannah SCHWAB, 24 Bellett Street, Camberwell, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother Cpl E J Schwab MM No 1612 5th Battalion.

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