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William Drummond SWANSON

Regimental number3586
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
Address102 Ward Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Swanson, 102 Ward Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date16 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry first entry did not match
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: William DAVIDSON; see 23 William Drummond SWANSON for first period of enlistment

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