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August Emanuel SWANSON

Regimental number2438
Place of birthNorrkoping Sweden
ReligionLutheran
OccupationStation hand
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, David G Swanston, R R No 2, Enumclaw, Washington, USA
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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