McSWEENEY , Thomas Michael
(Service number 46773)

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Date 14 May 1896 Place of Birth Adair, South Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Bank clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin M. McSWEENEY (father), Adair, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 25th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age 78 years
Place of Death Motueka
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Michael McSWEENEY was the youngest son of Morgan and Ellen (nee KEANE) McSWEENEY, of Adair. His brothers Denis Francis and John Joseph McSWEENEY also served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [27 November 2014]

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