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John Joseph McSWEENEY

Regimental number222
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarrier
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McSweeney, Belmont, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentFarrier Sergeant
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 8 March 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death4 November 1946
Place of burialSt Kilda Cemetery, Victoria

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