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Alan Douglas SWINTON

Regimental number17800
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSoldier
AddressSwan Island, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alexander Swinton, 55 King Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart Tasmania
Previous military serviceRAE
Enlistment date17 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMarch 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

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