Regimental number6623
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Schweers, 66 Kippax Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 January 1918
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 37), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lucas and Jane SCHWEERS; husband of Mary SCHWEERS, 66 Kippax Street, Sydney. Native of Bowthorne, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal