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Ernest Malcom McSwain

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Ernest Malcom McSwain
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 11 Jul 1904
Place of Birth Midland Junction, Western Australia
Death 12 Feb 2007, aged 102
Place of Death Mariner's Cove, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 38 years old
Religion Presbyterian
Address Gleneagle, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Irene McSwain
Military Information
Reg Number W93459
Date of Enlistment 16 Jul 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia



Pre War

On 8 Dec 1929, Ernest married Irene Mary Drysdale (1905 - 1991) in Midland Junction. Irene died on 22 Mar 1991 in Mt Lawley. They had three children.

Electoral Roll entries: 1925 at 14 Wells street, Guildford, bootmaker; 1931 at 40 Shakespeare street, Balkatta, bootmaker; 1936 at 1 Hubert street, Guildford, labourer; 1937 at Jarrahdale, labourer; 1943 at Gleneagle via Karragullen, labourer

War Service

Enlisted at Armadale


discharge date is not known

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at 31 Ord street, West Perth, sawyer; 1954 - 1963 at 50 McCourt street, Leederville, benchman; 1968 - 1972 at 24 Coldstream street, Leederville, business manager; 1977 - 1980 at 47 Hamer avenue, Wembley Downs, retired.

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