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Thomas James SWAYSLAND

Regimental number741
Date of birth20 December 1884
Place of birthNorth Berry Jerry Lower, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOura Village near Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Swaysland, Oura Village near Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date8 July 1919 - Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte John Robert SWAYSLAND No 2905, killed in action 23 July 1916. Cousin: Edward SWAYSLAND, returned to Australia
Other detailsServed four years 243 days. Four years 76 days abroad
Date of death6 April 1961
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery, Victoria

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