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Swift A G     Pte    2656

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 5 years ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Swift A G     Pte    2656    Arthur George               7 Inf Bn    18    Clerk    Single    C of E       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Thomas St, 1   

Next of Kin:    Swift, A G, father, 1 Thomas St, Moonee Ponds   

Enlisted:     3 Jun 1915       

Embarked:     A68 Anchises 26 Aug 1915  

Prior service: 58 Inf Bn

 

Swift was promoted to Lieutenant prior to his return to Australia.

 

Relatives on Active Service:

Swift-A-T-Pte-662  brother KIA

Swift C H 2nd Lt brother

Swift L C Pte 4886  brother

 

Mentioned in this publication

The Argus 23 August 1915  re 'Farewell to Footballers'.

The Fair Dinkums by Glenn McFarlane, p 37

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall R-Y

Essendon State School

St Thomas' Anglican Church  [George A]

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

Regimental Register

58th-Infantry-Football-Club-(Essendon-Rifles)

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