1895 Jul/Sep. Born Basingstoke, Hants
1901 census at 1 Milverton Lodge, Tiverton, Devon, England
1911 census at 3 St Aubyns Park, Tiverton, Devon.
1914 Oct 10. 3rd Battalion Devonshire Regt. 2nd Lt J. F. W. Carswell (on probation).
1915 May 6. The undermentioned Second Lieutenants, on probation, are confirmed in their rank: — 3rd Battalion, The Devonshire Regiment. John Francis Whately Carswell
1917 Jul 1. Devon. R.— The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts.: — J. F. W. Carswell
1920 May 7. Relinquishes his commission . 3rd Devon R.—Lts., and retain the rank of Lt.: — J. F. W. Carswell.
1921 May 25 Arrived UK from Port Said where he was a storekeeper
1921 Jun 23 Joined ADRIC with service no 2071
1921 Jun 27 Permitted to resign on discipline grounds
1925 May 11. Leaves UK for Wellington, New Zealand. Occupation Commercial traveller. Of 36 St Catherine St, Exeter
1943 on electoral roll at Ithaca, Brisbane, Queensland. He is a radio announcer
1949 on electoral roll at Dubbo, Lawson, New South Wales. He is a teacher, living alone
1966 Died Australia age 71.