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James Walter SWORDS

Regimental number2740
Place of birthDandenong Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
AddressDandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick Swords, Advertiser Office, Dandenong, Victoria
Previous military service13th Light Horse
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917

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