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Walter James Adcock

  • Service number
    WWI 4/636 AWMM
  • Also known as
    George Walter Swan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 706 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 706 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter James AWMM
  • Surname
    Adcock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Walter Swan AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/636 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 March 1890 AWMM NightcapsSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
    12 March 1890 Public - Pauline Barbara - Direct descendant - 21 July 2017 - Military Personnel file
  • Place of birth
    Nightcaps Invercargill, NZ Public - Pauline Barbara - Direct descendant - 21 July 2017 - Military Personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 S.S. Manaia, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 W. Swan (father), 21 Thomson Street, North End, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
    • Walter Lied about his name when he enlisted. His birth name is Walter James Adcock. His next of kin was William Adcock, 21 Thomson Street, North End, Invercargill Public - Pauline Barbara - Direct descendant - 21 July 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/636 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 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Seaman Public - Pauline Barbara - Direct descendant - 21 July 2017 - Military Personnel files
  • 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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  • Enlisted as George Walter Swan but real name was Walter James Adcock. Son of William and Amelia Adcock from Invercargill. Family source. AWMM

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
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7823182
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • The kai-courier. Magazine of returning forces on board H.M.T. No. 230, 'Kaikoura'. Departing Suez on 6 March 1919. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 August 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher
21 July 2017Pauline BarbaraBellingen, AustraliaDirect descendant

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