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Arthur George SWIFT

Regimental number2656
Place of birthMoonee Ponds Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address1 Thomas Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A G Swift, 1 Thomas Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Major Claude Hibbert SWIFT, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919; 662 Pte Alexander Thomas SWIFT, 14th Bn, killed in action, 20 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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