We remember Thomas Swain

We remember Thomas Swain

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1872
sibling Ada Wragg Swain Source:8522635 1872
1873
birth Morton, near Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:7073792 Source:8522596 1873
1873
sibling William Swain Source:8522635 1873
1877
sibling John Swain Source:8522635 1877
1884
sibling Sarah Swain Source:8522635 1884
1886
sibling Samuel Swain Source:8522635 1886
1890
sibling Eliza Swain Source:8522635 1890
1891
location 482 The Blocks, Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8522635 5th April 1891
1900
children Albert Swain Source:8522727 1900
1901
marriage Eliza Sale formerly Swain nee Whittaker Source:8522727 1901 - 25th March 1916
1904
children Thomas Swain Source:8522727 1904
1906
children Ernest Swain Source:8522727 1906
1909
children Samuel Swain Source:8522727 1909
1910
children Ivy Swain Source:8522727 1910
1911
location Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom their own address Source:8522727 2nd April 1911
1915
service British Army Private 4040 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 2nd/5th Battalion Source:8522596 8th March 1915 - 25th March 1915
1915
enlistment Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:8522596 8th March 1915
1915
service British Army Private 4040 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 3rd/5th Battalion Source:8522596 26th March 1915 - 9th November 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8522596 26th March 1915 - 25th March 1916
1915
service British Army Private 4040 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 1st/5th Battalion Source:8522596 10th November 1915 - 25th March 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Reported Missing Presumed Dead after the enemy blew a mine under where Thomas Swain was on guard duty. A subsequent inquiry confirmed him to have been Killed in Action. He was C43. Neuville-St-Vaast near Arras France Source:7073792 Source:8522596 25th March 1916
burial Arras Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7073792

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Thomas
Initials T
Last Name Swain
Source 4329700
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
482 The Blocks, Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4040 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 2nd/5th Battalion Private
British Army 4040 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 3rd/5th Battalion Private
British Army 4040 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 1st/5th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Albert Swain son 1900
Thomas Swain son 1904
Ernest Swain son 1906
Samuel Swain son 1909
Ivy Swain daughter 1910
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Swain mother
Isaac Also Known As John Swain father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ada Wragg nee Swain sister 1872
William Swain brother 1873
John Swain brother 1877
Sarah Swain sister 1884
Samuel Swain brother 1886
Eliza Swain sister 1890
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eliza Sale formerly Swain nee Whittaker wife 1901
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-03-10 5'7"

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