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Robert SWAN

Regimental number6159
Place of birthMalumbilla, Queensland
SchoolState School, Malumbilla, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressWallumbilla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Robert Swan, Wallumbilla, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets and Citizens Miltary Forces.
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of disease 27 April 1917
Place of death or woundingDied in Camp, Salisbury Plains, England
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (238), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Esther SWAN, Ellesdee, Wallumbilla, Queensland

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