|Place of birth||Sydney New South Wales|
|Address||66 Kippax Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Mary Agnes Schweers, 66 Kippax Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 5th Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, for 5 years.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||19th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||39|
|Place of burial||Trois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 37), Steenwerck, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Lucas and Jane SCHWEERS; husband of Mary SCHWEERS, 66 Kippax Street, Sydney. Native of Bowthorne, New South Wales|
War service: Embarked from Sydney, 8 October 1914.
Knocked down and dazed by a shell (killed next man), Gallipoli, 18 November 1915; suffered nervous breakdown.
Embarked from Suez on 'Karoola' for return to Australia, 19 January 1916; discharged, 5 April 1916.
Re-enlisted, 20 November 1916, as 6623, Private, 19th Bn, 19th Reinforcement.
Embarked from Sydney on board A18 'Wiltshire', 7 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, 11 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 19 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 20 September 1917 (shell wound, left hand); admitted to 2nd Canadian General Hospital, 5 October 1917; transferred to No. 3 Convalescent Depot, 5 October 1917; rejoined unit, 22 November 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 24 November 1917.
Wounded in action, 2 January 1918 (gun shot wound, both hips and anal region); died in 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium, 3 January 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal