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Sergeant in the 2nd Pioneer Battalion originally 21st Battalion


His father, Charles Sweeney Bridgewater Upon Loddon

Ouyen 29/1/1915

Age 20 years and 7 months, 5'11", 140 pounds, black eyes and black hair.

Roman Catholic

State School Teacher

He died in Australia on 19/7/19

He was buried in Katoomba Cemetery NSW

He is believed to have lived in Meeniyan

He is believed to have attended Meeniyan State School.
He is on the Meeniyan and Meeniyan State School Honour Roll
He had been in the 73rd Infantry Rangers in the militia
29/1/15 He enlisted in Ouyen
10/5/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Ulysses
He disembarked in Egypt
29/8/15 He proceeded to Gallipoli
He was admitted to hospital as he contracted tuberculosis at Gallipoli
27/11/15 He was evacuated to Egypt
He rejoined his unit
11/3/16 He was transferred to the 2nd Pioneer Battalion
26 /3/16 He embarked Alexandria for France
10/4/16 He was sick in hospital
13/4/16 He was invalided to England
26/6/16 He embarked on HMAT Euripides for Australia
24/9/16 He returned to Australia and was discharged from service as medically unfit
14/7/19 He died of tuberculosis
His brother Neil was killed in action in France in 1916.



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SWEENEY, Daniel O'Neill

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