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Albert Henry SCHWARZ

Regimental number3431
Date of birth5 October 1899
Place of birthSwan Reach,South Australia
Other NamesSCHWARTZ
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWanbi, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.6
Height5' 6.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, August Benjamin Schwarz, Wanbi, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orari', 15May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 20 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 July 1976
Age at death76
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCHWARZ Albert Henry

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