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Sydney Francis SWEENEY

Regimental number6854
Date of birth15 February 1896
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMill hand
AddressZeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr H Sweeny, 44 Solley Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Discharge date19 September 1919
Other details

Served two years 296 days abroad

Returned to Australia on board 'Ormonde', arriving on 4 August 1919
Date of death15 March 1961
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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