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Blair Inskip SWANNELL

Date of birth20 August 1875
Place of birthWeston under Wood, Buckinghamshire, England
SchoolHMS Worcester, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArea Office 33B, 10 Raglan Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs Swannell, Castilian Terrace, Northampton, England
Previous military serviceServed in Mercantile Marines RNR and 37 Co, Buckinghamshire Yeomanry.
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1st Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Special Memorial 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs SWANNELL, Castilian Terrace, Northampton, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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