1899 Mar 3. Born Kent (birth registered Jan/Mar 1899 at Ashford)
1901 census. Living with his parents at Shiplands, Pluckley, Kent
1911 census - Living with his parents at Back of Station Road, Robertsbridge, Sussex.
1917 Apr 3.Enlisted as 36210 in 3rd Glocs Regt. A MIC does not appear to exist.
1918 Jun 15. In the RAF. At 10 TTW
1918 Sep 6. Transfers from 6 OCW to 2 S of A
1918 Oct 26. Transfers from 2 S of A to CS Uxbridge
1918 Nov 23. Rank of T/Cadet at C W Hillingdon
1918 Dec 2. Transferred to Ealing
1920 Mar 28 Granted a Hon Commission as 2nd Lt on demob.
1920 Dec 13. Joins ADRIC with service no 1234. Posted to F Coy. . The IRA intelligence photo of F Coy marks him as "in Murder Gang" which appears different to Special Gang , but he is the Special Gang photo
1921 Apr 21. On a raid at Circular Rd
1921 Jul 14. On Medical leave
1921 Aug 11. Ends Medical leave
1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1926 Jul/Sep married at Sevenoaks, Kent to Margaret Welfare. 3 children, Clifford S Swaffer 1828, Marrion Swaffer 1933 and Keith A Swaffer 1934
1933 Nov 17 Bound over for 12 months for theft of £1 - 7 - 11
1939 Jul 15. Fined £15 for health regulation violations relating to his buchery business
1939 Register. Living at West Beeches Road , Uckfield R.D., Sussex,. He is a Master Bucher, living with his wife Margaret.
1984 Jun died at Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England