George William Swallow

Name

George William Swallow

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

02/11/1917
26

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
37200
Bedfordshire Regiment
5th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

GAZA WAR CEMETERY
XXII.A.6
Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)

UK Memorials

St Laurence Church Memorial, Wormley
Not on the Barkway memorials

Pre War

Born in Newsells, Barkway, Herts in late 1891 to William and Elizabeth Swallow. Baptised on 10 January 1892 at Barkway. Herts. 1911 Census: living with family at 4 Macers Lane, Wormley, and working as a nursery hand in the glasshouses.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Hertford. Served in Palestine. Killed in action.

Additional Information

War gratuity of £3 granted to father William.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer