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Wiliam John SWITZER

Regimental number2247
Place of birthBowen Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPacker
AddressFerry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Oliver Switzer, Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 June 1935

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