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Leslie SWAYN

Regimental number1421
Place of birthDeans Marsh, Victoria
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressPirron Yallock, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Swayn, Pirron Yallock, Victoria
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Ian Marr
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6097 Pte Ernest SWAYN, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1985
Age at death92
Place of burialColac Cemetery, Victoria

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