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John Swaney

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Swaney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • N/N AWMM
    • 62840 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 June 1881 AWMM AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 August 1917 AWMM C/o Miranui Flax Mill, Shannon, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr John Swaney (father), Culverden, North Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • N/N AWMM
    • 62840 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    Flax cutter/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      152 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Pale AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to Hospital, Featherston Camp, 20 September 1917, acute mania AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Duscharged 25 September 1917 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Acute mania AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr John and Mrs Mary Swaney of 64 Courtney Street, St Albans, Christchurch

    Listed as N/N by Archives New Zealand (November 2011) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    PoriruaWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM E 19 (S) AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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