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George Allan SWEET

Regimental number5480
Place of birthYeoval, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressRalstone Street ,West End Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs A E Sweet, Ralstone Street, West End Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialMorchies Australian Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Ellen SWEET; husband of Annie Elsie SWEET, Ralston Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland. Native of Yeovil
Family/military connectionsBrothers in law: Charles Norman Gulley and Cecil Henry Gully, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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