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Private 17659 John Frederick Swift

5/6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Died of Wounds: France and Flanders, 10th March 1918, aged 24

  • Buried: Nine Elms British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave X.B.10
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Robert and Annie Elizabeth Swift of Leicester

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Jan Qtr 1894 at Leicester
  • Lived at Leicester Road, Whitwick [1901]
  • Lived at 101 Edward Street, Chilvers Coton [1911]
  • Employed as an Apprentice Plumber [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Arrived in France 16 Mar 1915

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