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Regimental number5192
Place of birthGenoa Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber cutter
AddressEden, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A Switzer, Eden, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5767 Pte Frederick SWITZER, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 May 1919.

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