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Daniel James Sweetzer


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel James AWMM
  • Surname
    Sweetzer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • 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
    • Pre 7 March 1905 AWMM England AWMM
    • Pre 1914 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Manager/Civilian AWMM
    Manager, motor department, Arthur D. Riley & Company AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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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
    • Pre WW1 1893 AWMM
    • WW1 1914 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Car accident AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father of two sons Richard Ford Sweetzer (488583) and Donald James Sweetzer.

    Served with the British in West Africa and South Africa

    Arrived in New Zealand 1910

    Appointed permanent Assistant Infantry Instructor, Featherston Camp 1916

    Commandant Trentham Military Camp until 1919

    In 1919 he was demobilised and posted to the Retired List with the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

    He served in a military capacity 27 and half years. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    15 August 1919 AWMM
    Age 44 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM CH ENG2 Plot 329 E AWMM
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