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Harry Laffler SWINBOURNE

Place of birthTylden, Victoria
Other trainingMelbourne University, BA; Assistant master Agricultural High School, Shepparton, Victoria.
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHigh school teacher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Charles Fredk Swinbourne, Gisborne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMentioned in despatches by Sir Douglas Haig 1 June 1917 for distinguished service on the field.
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30

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