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Norman Manson SWANSON

Regimental number2448
Place of birthTerang Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address313 Victoria Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMatilda Swanson, 313 Victoria Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other details

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

Date of death22 October 1961
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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