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Arthur Brier SWEENY

Regimental number425
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
Address18 Glyde Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.2
Height5' 7"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinFather, Samuel Sweeny, 18 Glyde Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date15 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 15 January 1919; discharged, Perth, 15 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as SWEENEY.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SWEENY Arthur Brier

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