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William James Clifford Swanerton

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James Clifford AWMM
  • Surname
    Swanerton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cliff AWMM
  • Service number
    5638 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 February 1918 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 October 1939 AWMM C/o 12 Tennyson Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Painter AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Rose F. Swanerton (mother), 12 Kilgour Street, Roslyn, Dunedin NW1, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single 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 3 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Night Watchman/Civilian AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to No. 1 NZ General Hospital AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died after a motor vehicle accident, anxiety nervosa AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 April 1972 AWMM
    Age 53 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay Cemetery, Tomahawk Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Block 116. Plot 162 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Many Years have passed but my love has grown strong "Lest we forget" Love Princess May
    Public - Pauleen - Child - 30 March 2015
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Sources

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30 March 2015PauleenBrisbane AustraliaChild

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