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Charles Henry SWINTON

Regimental number264
Place of birthGeeveston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeeveston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Thomas Swinton, Geeveston, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 263 Sergeant Herbert SWINTON, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917.

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