Leonard Bevan SWIFT

Badge Number: S12627, Sub Branch: Thebarton
S12627

SWIFT, Leonard Bevan

Service Number: 607
Enlisted: 16 September 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Orroroo, South Australia, 3 April 1890
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draughtsman
Died: Adelaide, South Australia, 28 January 1954, aged 63 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dudley Park Cemetery
Memorials: Edwardstown District WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
17 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 607, 8th Machine Gun Company
17 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 607, 8th Machine Gun Company, RMS Omrah, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 607, 5th Machine Gun Battalion
5 Jul 1919: Discharged Australian Army (post WW2), Corporal, SN 607, 5th Machine Gun Battalion

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Biography

"SWIFT.- On January 28, at hospital, Leonard Bevan, beloved husband of Rose Constance Swift, 39 Lurline street, Mile End, and loving father of Leonard, Ralph, Phyllis, and Margaret, aged 63 years. At rest." - from the Adelaide News 28 Jan 1954 (nla.gov.au)

"SWIFT.— THE FRIENDS of the late Mr. LEONARD BEVAN SWIFT late of 39 Lurline street, Mile End, are respectfully informed that his Funeral will leave the Mile End Baptist Church, Victoria street, Mile End, THIS DAY (Friday), after service commencing at 11 a.m., for the Dudley Park Cemetery. Floral tributes to the church...

TORRENSVILLE LODGE. FREEMASONS No. 58. — BRETHREN of the above Lodge are respectfully requested to attend the Funeral of our late worshipful brother LEONARD B. SWIFT P.G.S., which will leave Mile End Baptist Church, Victoria street TODAY, after a service commencing at 11 a.m., for the Dudley Park Cemetery. By Command of the W.M.

TORRENSVILLE ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER No. 11.— The COMPANIONS are respectfully advised that the Funeral of our late Companion L. B. SWIFT will leave the Mile End Baptist Church, Victoria street, on FRIDAY, at 11 a.m., for the Dudley Park Cemetery. By Command of the Excellent Principals." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 29 Jan 1954 (nla.gov.au)

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