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Oscar William SWEENEY

Regimental number1674
Place of birthRussell Falls Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressRussell Falls, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Daniel Sweeney, Russell Falls, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th 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 12 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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