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William H. Swingler



Medals Earned

  • British War Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: Miss E. Richards
  • Plaque: 3680

Additional Info

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William Henry Swingler was born in Invermay, Victoria, was single and a Motorman when he enlisted with the 17th General (Victorian) Reinforcements on 9 August 1918 at the age of 21. His unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1918. However, his troopship was recalled due to the signing of the armistice on 11 November 1918, and he returned to Australia. He was discharged on 20 January 1919.
Tree No. 3680

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour