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Captain Alfred Robert Hale . Swindley (1843..........)

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  • Born : 1843
  • Where : Maidstone England
  • Occupation : Shipping Agent /Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 20 January 1865
  • Ship Arrived on : " Nelson" To New Zealand
  • Rank on Discharge : Captain
  • Date of Enlistment : 1863 65th Regiment 20
  • Transfered : 1865, 18th Regiment
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  • Where Enlisted : Maidstone
  • Date of Discharge : 1872
  • Died : 1912
  • Where Died / Buried :Christchurch Coromandel
  • Parents Names : Captain John Swindley (b.......d.) and Eliza Catherine Walker(b.......d.)
  • Spouse's Name : Margaret Emily Bloomfield
  • Born : 1848
  • Where : England
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  • Date Married : 1873
  • Where Married : at Coromandel
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    Information kindly supplied by ,Joe DAnnunzio iosono@sympatico.ca
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    Area Settled :
    New Zealand

    History & Achievements :

    1865 Transferred to 18 th regiment about this time Ensign
    1866 At Wanganui NZ 18 regiment, 2 nd battalion.Age 23
    1867 Nov 18 Move from Wanganui to Napier NZ 18 Regiment. Vessel Ahuriri. March to Gore Barracks Ensign age 24
    1868-69 With the 18th in Napier NZ - Gore Browne BarracksAge 25-26 Lieutenant?
    1870 To Australia with the 18th Age 27
    1871 In Australian Garrison Age 28
    1871 Returned to England with the 18 th Age 28 Captain?
    1871/2?Retired from the 18 th regiment 2 nd battalion Age 28/29
    1872 Aug 28 Emigrated from England to NZ. Vessel: Nevada Age 29
    1873 Married M. E. Blomfield at Coromandel\cell Age 30
    1881 Wises Directory listing - Kapanga Coromandel Alfred Robert Swindley Age 38
    Hart's Army List 1863
    Swindley, Alfred, Robert Hale, 8th Hussars. Cornet Mar 11th 1862
    Hart's Army List 1864
    Swindley, Alfred, Ensign Mar 11th 1862 with the 65th (Changed from Cornet to
    Ensign)
    Hart's Army List 1870
    Swindley, Alfred, Lt Mar 24th 1869 with the 18th Regiment
    e- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: December 02, 2004.