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George SWETT

Regimental number15580
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Bridgid's Catholic School, Fitzroy, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAbbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, G Swett, 55 Stafford Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Previous military serviceCarlton Cadets
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas ASM of Mayor's Own Kew Troop, Kew Scouts, Victoria
FateKilled in Action 21 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Son of Johanna Cecilia (nee Gleeson) Swett and George Ferdinand Swett
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery, Buissy, France Special Memorial B, No. 2
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Ferdinand and Johanna SWETT, 55 Stafford Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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