Private

James Whiteford Swan

DCM, MiD (WW1)

Awards

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Swan, of 6, Blacks Rd., North East Valley, Dunedin.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

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Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
10/1674
Name:
James Whiteford Swan
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
23 December 1884
Place of Birth: 
Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand
Next of Kin: 
James Swan (father), 6 Black's Road, North-East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Post Office, Gisborne, New Zealand
Occupation on Enlistment:
Miner
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Wellington Regiment, 1 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
16 September 1916
Day of Death:
Saturday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
14 February 1915
Transport:

HMNZT 17
HMNZT 18
HMNZT 19
Vessel:
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
France
James Whiteford Swan
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