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William Charles SWAN

Regimental number2907
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C E Swan, Milne Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as a military trainnee. Brisbane, Qld
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Pierre Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row A, Grave No. 4), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edward and Richenda Mary SWAN, Milne Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connections2 brothers: Sgt S.P. Swan and Driver E.E. Swan, 2nd Field Artillery, served in France, both returned.

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