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Eustace John SWAIN

Regimental number1272
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
Address123 Flood Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 8.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Helen Swain, same address
Previous military service8 years 168 days Hussars (Sergent)
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary SWAIN. Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date23 January 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 23 September 1916; disembarked Sydney, 28 October 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 27 January 1917.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death10 August 1938
Age at death45
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SWAIN Eustace John

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