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Clive Arthur Swears

Portrait Auckland Weekly News Roll of Honour 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait Auckland Weekly News Roll of Honour 1915 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clive Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Swears AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/457 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
    Unknown AWMM Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Francis Mary Swears (mother), Savage Road, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


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
    WW1 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • WW1 Quartermaster Sergeant AWMM
    • Family records and other records held show his last rank was RSM in RF. Also officer in WW2 hm guard Public - Richard - Direct descendant - 4 November 2018 - Military Files
      Personal Diaries

      He was also recommended for field commission but invalided out before that occured.

Biographical information

Biographical information

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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



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  • Memorial name
    Waihi RSA, 71 Seddon Avenue, Waihi 3610 AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • I am Clive Arthurs great granddaughter
    Clive Arthur is my Grandfather Peter Swears father.
    My Husband and I are visiting Auckland and have researched Clive Arthur Swears and my husbands great Uncle Alexander Stuart Ballantyne
    Public - Sarita - Direct descendant - 28 October 2022
  • I am Clive Arthur Swears', great grandson. Here with me I hold his discharge papers and other various paperwork when he was a soldier during 1914-1916, and then further worked in new zealand for another 2 years as a radio controller. I have researched Clives documents and his life for the past two years. I am proud to be his grandson. I am only 13 years old.
    Public - Hayden - Other relative - 27 June 2016



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 706 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 October 2022Sarita Motueka Direct descendant
04 November 2018RichardAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
27 June 2016HaydenNew ZealandOther relative

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