We remember Joseph Leonard Swainson

We remember Joseph Leonard Swainson

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1877
birth Morecambe, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:7050622 Source:9265305 1877
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7050622
service British Army Major Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Source:4330150
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Source:9265304
1916
death Died of wounds Somme France Source:7050622 Source:9265304 9th August 1916
burial Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7050622

Details

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Names
TypeName
First Names Joseph Leonard
Initials JL
Last Name Swainson,
Source 7050622
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Major
British Army 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah mother
Joseph Swainson father

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Guy74824
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824

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