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Willie SWINDELLS

Regimental number14461
Place of birthBarnley, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
Address117 Tinning Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Susannah Swindells, 117 Tinning Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBrunswick, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1917
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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