Everard Hubert SWANSBRA

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SWANSBRA, Everard Hubert

Service Number: 565
Enlisted: 1 March 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Company
Born: Canowindra, New South Wales, 5 January 1897
Home Town: Bogan Gate, Parkes, New South Wales
Schooling: Cranbury Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 10 October 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*, Parkes & District Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 565, Sydney, New South Wales
6 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 565, 5th Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
6 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 565, 5th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
10 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 565, 5th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Everard Hubert SWANSBRA was born on 5th January, 1897 in Canowindra, NSW

His parents were Alexander William SWANSBRA & Sarah CRABTREE who married in Molong, NSW in 1884