We remember Ernest Alexander Swayn

We remember Ernest Alexander Swayn

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Timeline

Timeline

1876
sibling William Swayn Source:9404419 4th February 1876
1887
sibling Arthur John Swayn Source:9404419 9th August 1887
1890
sibling Herbert Chisholm Swayn Source:9404419 25th October 1890
1893
birth Colac Victoria Australia Source:9404419 Source:8400997 27th January 1893
1914
employment Shearers' Cook Charleville Australia Source:9405866 1914 - 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Private 2868A 25th Battalion 6th Reinforcements Source:9404417 23rd July 1915 - 28th February 1916
1915
enlistment Brisbane Queensland Australia Source:9404417 23rd July 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9404417 28th November 1915 - 27th March 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Private 2868A 9th Battalion Source:9404417 28th February 1916 - 20th April 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9404417 3rd April 1916 - 15th May 1917
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Lance Corporal 2868A 9th Battalion Source:9404417 20th April 1916 - 7th February 1917
1916
hospitalisation Gun shot wound (multiple) arm and right hip - Battle of Pozieres Hospital/Institution Source:9404417 23rd July 1916 - 22nd August 1916
1917
service Australian Imperial Force Temporary Corporal 2868A 9th Battalion Source:9404417 7th February 1917 - 22nd April 1917
1917
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal 2868A 9th Battalion Source:9404417 22nd April 1917 - 22nd April 1917
1917
service Australian Imperial Force Temporary Sergeant 2868A 9th Battalion Source:9404417 22nd April 1917 - 7th May 1917
1917
hospitalisation Shrapnel Wound Face - Second Battle of Bullecourt Hospital/Institution Source:9404417 7th May 1917 - 17th July 1917
1917
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal 2868A 9th Battalion Source:9404417 7th May 1917 - 6th December 1917
1917
employment Farm Hand Pirron Yallock Australia Source:9405866 1917 - 1918
1917
discharge Source:9404417 6th December 1917
1918
employment Dairy Farmer Stanhope Australia Source:9405866 1918 - 1946
1918
marriage Frances Isabel Fisk Source:9404419 18th November 1918
1919
children Gladys May Swayn Source:9404419 July 1919
1919
children Olive Joyce Swayn Source:9404419 July 1919
1920
children Elsie Jean Swayn Source:9404419 September 1920
1958
death Not War Related Melbourne Australia Source:9404419 10th July 1958
burial Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Melbourne Australia Source:9404419

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest Alexander
Initials EA
Last Name Swayn
Source 9404419
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 2868A 25th Battalion 6th Reinforcements Private
Australian Imperial Force 2868A 9th Battalion Private
Australian Imperial Force 2868A 9th Battalion Lance Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 2868A 9th Battalion Temporary Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 2868A 9th Battalion Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 2868A 9th Battalion Temporary Sergeant
Australian Imperial Force 2868A 9th Battalion Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gladys May Swayn daughter July 1919
Olive Joyce Swayn daughter July 1919
Elsie Jean Swayn daughter September 1920
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helena Orr mother
James Swayn father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur John Swayn brother 9th August 1887
Herbert Chisholm Swayn brother 25th October 1890
William Swayn brother 4th February 1876
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frances Isabel Fisk wife 18th November 1918
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-07-23 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-07-23 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Official Records

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia

External Evidence

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A New Land and a New Beginning Gary3194

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