We remember George Swan

We remember George Swan

Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth Auchterderran Fife United Kingdom Source:4331449 4th July 1882
1885
sibling Michael Swan Source:8504530 1885
1887
sibling Thomas Swan Source:8504530 1887
1889
sibling David Swan Source:8504530 1889
1890
sibling Peter Swan Source:4331449 May 1890
1891
location South Dundonald, Auchterderran, Fife United Kingdom parents address Source:8504530 1891
1900
service British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 6th (Fifeshire) Volunteer Battalion Source:8504494 1900 - April 1908
1901
location Auchterderran, Fife United Kingdom parents address Source:8504536 1901
1901
employment Coal Miner United Kingdom Source:8504536 1901
1908
marriage Elizabeth Wilson Source:4331449 12th March 1908 - 1916
1908
service British Army 204 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8504494 April 1908
1912
awards Territorial Force Efficiency Medal Other War Service Award Source:8504494 1912
1915
service British Army Lance Corporal 204 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8504474 2nd May 1915
1916
service British Army Piper 204 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8504474 19th March 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded Hospital/Institution Source:8504474 19th March 1916
service British Army Private 204 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:8504474
marriage Elizabeth Wilson Source:8504198
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4331449
enlistment Lochgelly, Fife United Kingdom Source:8504197
1916
death Died of wounds wounded on the 19th while acting as a stretcher bearer, according to the War Diary he died the next day France Source:4331449 Source:8504474 21st March 1916
burial Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:8504198

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George
Initials G
Last Name Swan
Source 4331449
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Auchterderran, Fife United Kingdom parents address known 1901
South Dundonald, Auchterderran, Fife United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 204 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Lance Corporal
British Army 204 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Private
British Army 204 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force)
British Army Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 6th (Fifeshire) Volunteer Battalion
British Army 204 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/7th (Fife) Battalion (Territorial Force) Piper
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Territorial Force Efficiency Medal Other War Service Award
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Divine mother
George Swan father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Peter Swan brother May 1890
Michael Swan brother 1885
Thomas Swan brother 1887
David Swan brother 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Wilson wife 12th March 1908
Elizabeth Wilson wife

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Fife3190
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Fife3190
Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Fife3190
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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George Swan Ruth31162
War Diary of the 1/7th Royal Highlanders Fife3190
report of his death in local paper Fife3190
A prize winning Piper Fife3190

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