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Richard SWALE

Regimental number1271
Place of birthWedderburn Junction, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHouston Street, Inglewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Hutchinson, Houston Street, Inglewood, Victoria
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPoperinghe, Belgium
Age at death33
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row B, Grave No. 11A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 55224 Pte Arthur SWALE, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 July 1919.

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