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Ernest SWAYN

Regimental number6097
AddressCorangamite, Pirron Yallock via Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A Swayn, Corangamite, Pirron Yallock via Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Ian Marr
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1421 Pte Leslie SWAYN, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 November 1987
Age at death91
Place of burialColac Cemetery, Victoria

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