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Samuel SWEEPER

Regimental number2319
Place of birthRed Hill Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBread carter
AddressEva Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Alfred John Sweeper, Eva Street, Waterworks Road, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 5 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 May 1962

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