We remember Richard Neville Swift

We remember Richard Neville Swift

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
sibling Kate Swift Source:8528918 1891
1893
birth Birmingham United Kingdom Source:7167787 Source:8528918 1893
1901
dates Age 7 Source:8528918 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 17 Source:8528937 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Clerk Insurance Company - Britannic Assurance Company Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8528947 2nd April 1911
1914
enlistment Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8528977 September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 2418 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Source:5156094 September 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8528974 22nd March 1915 - November 1917
1917
theatres Italy :1b Source:8528974 November 1917 - 14th September 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8528947 September 1918 - October 1918
1918
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8528947 October 1918
hospitalisation Wounded soon after the actions that led to his award of the Military Medal, therefore during early/mid-October 1918 Hospital/Institution Source:8528947
service British Army Private 305078 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Source:5156094
service British Army 305078 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1/8th Battalion Source:8528977
1918
death Died of wounds Egginton Hall Red Cross Hospital, Derby United Kingdom Source:7167787 Source:8528977 Source:8528984 23rd October 1918
burial Birmingham (lodge Hill) Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Warwickshire United Kingdom B8.338 Source:7167787

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Neville
Initials RN
Last Name Swift,
Source 5156094
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
102 Colmore Row, Birmingham United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
91 Lightwood Road, Smethwick, Worcestershire United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 305078 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Private
British Army 2418 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Private
British Army 305078 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1/8th Battalion
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MM British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Philip Neville Swift father
Gertrude Alice formerly Cash mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kate Swift sister 1891

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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GRO Birth Index Barry1338
Census Return 1901 Barry1338
Birmingham England Marriages and Banns 1754-1937 Barry1338
1911 Census Barry1338
Newspaper report in Birmingham Daily Mail 19 December 1918 Barry1338
London Gazette Barry1338
R D Williams, 'A Social and Military History of 1/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regt' Barry1338
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Barry1338
National Army Museum, Soldiers Effects Records 1901-1960 Barry1338

Multimedia

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A soldier of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment David1424

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