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Francis Thomas Moody SWEENY

Regimental number28900
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine fitter
AddressForbes Street, Carrington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Sweeny, 5 Lambton Road, Broadmeadow, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Francis Thomas
Place of death or woundingDied in hospital.
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialWhalley (Queen Mary's Hospital) Military Cemetery, Lancashire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bessie SWEENY; husband of E.M. SWEENY, Club Hotel, Carrington, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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