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Regimental number412
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressPioneer Sugar Mill via Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Swindells, Pioneer Sugar Mill via Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date2 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMundubbera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joshua (d. 28 August 1952, aged 88; bu. Toowong) and Ellen Augusta (d. 20 June 1961, aged 95; bu. Toowong) SWINDELLS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 March 1918
Age at death21
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland

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