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Francis James Switalla

Headstone of L/Cpl Francis James SWITALLA 444471. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 4A, Plot 1. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of L/Cpl Francis James SWITALLA 444471. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Bloc …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis James AWMM
  • Surname
    Switalla AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 444471 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 146 Highgate, Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. F.J. Switalla, 146 Highgate, Dunedin (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.188 Upholsterer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.188
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.188
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 27 October 1999 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
    • 27 October 1999 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 4A, Plot 1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.188 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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