John William SWINDALL

SWINDALL, John William

Service Number: 984
Enlisted: 23 February 1916, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Isis Scrub, Queensland, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Childers, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: South Isis State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 5 October 1917
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane 41st Battalion Roll of Honour, Childers Isis District Roll of Honour, Childers Memorial Hall (Isis District Pictorial War Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

23 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 984, 41st Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
18 May 1916: Involvement Private, 984, 41st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
18 May 1916: Embarked Private, 984, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Second son of Thomas and Sarah Grace SWINDALL, South Isis, Queensland