1896. Born in Iquique, Chile (Consular registration as Edward Gerald Swain). I cannot get his fathers job, I would assume he was a mining engineer.
1897 May 6 Arrives back in UK with his mother and siblings
1901 census in Birkenhead.
1906 Oct 20. Arrives in UK with his mother from Valparaiso
1911 census at 28 Bessborough Road, Birkenhead, Cheshire.
1912 Arrives UK from Buenos Aires
1915 Nov 7. Landed war zone.
1918 May 1. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Tank Corps.
1920 Dec 16. Tank Corps. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. relinquish their commissions on completion of service and retain the rank of 2nd Lt . E.G.Swain
1921 Mar 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 1803. Posted to P Coy.
Fined £3 by Coy Commander
1922 Jan. Still appears to be serving at demobilisation of ADRIC
1927 Mar 27. Arrives in UK from Valparaiso.
I cannot find a UK death