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Basil Horace SWANE

Regimental number1835
Place of birthNewport, Isle of Wight, England
SchoolNewport Secondary School, ISle of Wight, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBournemouth, Illiliwa Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Swane, Bournemouth, Illiliwa Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Commonwealth Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot I, Row G, Grave 12B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Albert and Florence Matilda Swane, "Essiedene", Holland Street, Chatswood, New South Wales. Native of Isle of Wight, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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