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Francis Walter Hillbury Swayslin Flinn

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Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Ref: W0414, 1929.332, F016). Soldier's records were identified by Margaret Nash of the Panmure Branch of NZSG. This image has no known copyright restrictions.

Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Re …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Walter Hillbury Swayslin AWMM
  • Surname
    Flinn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hilary AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1262 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 July 1890 Public source Great Barrier IslandAuckland Province Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 43 Russell St, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Arthur Flinn (uncle), Great Barrier Island, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1262 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Sapper AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name is spelled as Francis Hillbury Swayslin Flinn in the Nominal Roll. In his birth registration at BDM name is spelled Franics Hilory Swaysland Flinn. In his death registration name is spelled Francis Walter Hillory Swaysland Flinn. Death notice has the spelling as Francis Walter Swaziland/ Swayslin Flinn. His entry in Archway is under Francis Hilbrey Swayslin Flinn. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    20 November 1961 Public source
    Te PukeBay of Plenty Public source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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