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Archibald Lee SWEETING

Regimental number1046
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolBoys State School, Fremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNedlands Hillway, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Sweeting, Nedlands Hillway, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Field Artillery, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 17 August 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 17), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Postmaster General's Department Roll of Honour, Commonwealth of Australia Building, Perth, Western Australia. Dedicated to 'Officers from Western Australia who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'. Parents: John and C.A. SWEETING, 1 Hillway, Nedlands Park, Western Australia. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte A.J. Sweeting, 28th Bn, Croix sw Guerre.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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