Swan George Edward Pte 4456629

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Personnel Entry

Pte G E Swan's CWGC headstone.
Pte G E Swan's CWGC headstone.

Name Swan George Edward
Army number 4456629
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1920/21.
Age 19
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but probably Spring/Summer 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority L. Casualties.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Son of Alfred and Margaret Swan, Dunston. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row F, Grave 6, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS