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Archibald Swain

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Archibald AWMM
  • Surname
    Swain AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI ANF1511 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    25 April 1892 Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Place of birth
    Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Weraroa, Wellington, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Guardian: George Melville Billbuison[sic]. Mother and father died in Tasmania & Auckland. Was in an industrial school beforehand Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI ANF1511 AWMM
  • Military service
    Royal Navy (Australian Naval Force) Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 October 2019 - Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 October 2019 - Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1
    • Victory Medal Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 October 2019 - Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    22 June 1910 Public - Keith - Researcher - 19 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 October 2019 - ANF Engagement and Service Records 1903-1911
  • 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
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls. The National Archives microfilm publication ADM 171, 202 rolls. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. AWMM
      National Archives, London. Reference ADM 171/133. AWMM
    • 1911 England Census of 02 April 1911,
      Royal Navy, China and East Indies, Vessels, HMS Pioneer Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 October 2019 - Class: RG14; Piece: 34972; Registration District Number: 640; Archibald Swain; 18 years; Stoker 2nd Class; Zeeham[sic], Tasmania; C of E; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/results?sourcecategory=census%2c+land+%26+surveys&collection=census&keywords=rg14pn34972+rd640+pioneer&keywordsplace_proximity=5&datasetname=1911+census+for+england+%26+wales&sourcecountry=great+britain ANF vessels
    • Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1 transcription
      page 3 of 3 surnames O-S Public - Keith - Researcher - 1 November 2019 - O'Neill[sic], Frederick G., 1458, Act.L.Sto.;
      Oliver, Walter, 1862, LS;
      Palmer, Percy, 1675, Sto.1.;
      Patton, Thos. W., 1668, Act.L.Sig.;
      Petersen, Chas. H., 1342, A.B.;
      Petersen, Ernest W., 1764, A.B.;
      Peterson, Chas. W., 1329, Act.Cpr.2.;
      Pullan, Alfred A.M., 1663, Act.L.Sto.;
      Rigby, David
      Saunders, Geo. T., 1241, P.O.;
      Sheppard, Robt. J. H., 1593, E.R.A.1.;
      Smith, Ernest M., 1777, L.Sto.;
      Soper, Albert M., 1504, A.B.;
      Stone, Henry O., 1672, A.B.;
      Swain, Archibald, 1511, Sto.1.;

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