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William SWANSON

Regimental number5077
Place of birthWick Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Jane Swanson, Merthyr Road, New Farm, Queensland
Enlistment date18 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 November 1917
Place of burialWhite House Cemetery (Plot III, Row Q, Grave No. 14), St. Jean-les-Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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