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Herbert SWINTON

Regimental number263
Place of birthGeeveston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeeveston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Swinton, Geeveston, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
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
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 264 Lt Charles Henry SWINTON, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.

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