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Michael Thos. Rupert SWEENEY

Regimental number1108
Place of birthMinyip Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoolite, via Donald
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Sweeney, Boolite, via Donald
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Michael Thomas

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