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Ernest Edward SWEEDMAN

Regimental number2388
Place of birthTexas Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTexas, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Sweedman, Texas, Queensland
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 15 July 1918
Place of burialJerusalem Warm Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 35), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2389 Corporal Herbert George SWEEDMAN, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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