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Regimental number5739
Place of birthIreland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressThurles Castle Hotel, King Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, M McSweeney, 236 East 36th Street, New York, USA
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Date of death29 June 1969
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, McSWEENEY Thomas

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