John Ryberg SWANSON

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SWANSON, John Ryberg

Service Number: PA2185
Enlisted: 5 May 1941, Port Adelaide
Last Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Last Unit: Attached Royal Navy
Born: Kangaroo Island, South Australia, 23 April 1922
Home Town: American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fisherman
Died: Killed in Action, Indian Ocean, 4 March 1942, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lost at Sea
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, American River War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Penneshaw Dudley District Hall Roll of Honour WW2, Plymouth Naval Memorial to the Missing / Lost at Sea
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World War 2 Service

5 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN PA2185, HMAS Penguin, Port Adelaide
1 Jan 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN PA2185, Attached Royal Navy, Malaya/Singapore
Date unknown: Involvement

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