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Richard SWAIN

Regimental number941
Place of birthPioneer Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectric motor driver
AddressPioneer, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Maud Swain, Pioneer, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 January 1917
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 34), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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