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Thomas Roy SWANN

Regimental number26078
Date of birth8 April 1894
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolGawler Public School, South Australia
AddressGawler Railway Block, Gawler, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs A G Swann, 219 Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Discharge date6 June 1918
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, 27 September 1917; invalided to Poherlonge, Etaples, Dartford, and Southall Hospitals; discharged as medically unfit. Military Medal gazetted in the 3rd Supplement No. 330431, 'London Gazette', 14 December 1917 for 'bravery in the field'.
Date of death30 November 1975

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