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Jack Swales SHEARSTON

Regimental number26421
Place of birthHornsby New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDraughtsman
Address'Koncubia', Beresford Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J A Shearston, Glenroy, Inverell, New South Wales
Previous military service32nd Infantry
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 11, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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