Alveney SWAN

Regimental number942
Place of birthNugent, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressTaranna, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles H Swan, Taranna, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNo (Evaded service)
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
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
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Una SWAN
Discharge date23 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 31 October 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 30 December 1919, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (wounded), Hobart, 23 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death3 August 1936
Age at death39
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, SWAN Alveney