Edward Swallow (MM)

Name

Edward Swallow (MM)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

01/04/1918
29

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
8410
Northamptonshire Regiment
5th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Medal

Cemetery/Memorial

POZIERES MEMORIAL
Panel 54 to 56.
France

UK Memorials

Standon War Memorial
St Mary’s Church Memorial, Standon
Puckeridge Memorial Plaque, Standon Village Hall, Standon
St Mary’s Church Memorial, Ware
Christchurch Memorial, Ware
Ware Town Memorial

Pre War

Born in 1889 in Little Hormead, Buntingford, Hertfordshire son of John and Minnie Swallow later of 86 Watton Road, Ware and was living in Paper Mill Lane, Standon in 1901.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Ware on 19 Feb 1907 and had served in India, Malta and Egypt before WW1. He entered France on 6 Nov 1914 and was wounded in the left arm by shrapnel on 7 Aug 1917. He returned to duty and was killed in action in France.

Additional Information

See additional information link Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Swallow, of 86, Watton Rd., Ware, Herts.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Di Vanderson, Jonty Wild