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Arthur Leonard SWAN

Regimental number3446
Place of birthLee St, Wellington, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Wellington, New South Wales
Other trainingBlackfriar's College, Sydney, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
Address15 Eve Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Swan, 15 Eve Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row K, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Alfred and Margaret Matilda SWAN, 15 Eve Street, Erskinville, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Wellington, New South Wales

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