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George Edward SWIFT

Regimental number4894
Place of birthMaidstone England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address3 Bradley Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Swift, 3 Bradley Street Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRue-du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 24), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Goulburn General Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Husband of M.A. Swift, 23 George Street, Goulburn, New South Wales. Native of Kent, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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