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Regimental number5469
Place of birthLondon, England
AddressAustralian Hotel, Hughenden, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Mr J Stemp, Southall London, England
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentCharters Towers, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Hexham Road Cemetery Memorial 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James John and Ada SWIGCISKI, 6 Richmond Villas, Lancaster Road, Southall, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: James SWIGASKI

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