Sunday, 21 January 2018

Worsbrough St Mary's Church Burial Ground - Frank Swift

Links: - Service details
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Photographed by: Wayne Bywater
Transcribed by: The Barnsley War Memorials Project

In/ Loving/ Memory of/ GEORGE/ The beloved husband of/ CHRISTIANA SWIFT/ Of Worsbro Dale/ Who died July 5th 1900/ Aged 65 years/ Also CHRISTIANA, beloved wife of/ JOSEPH HOWARD & relict of above/ Who died April 22nd 1922/ Aged 67 years// We spend our years as a tale that is told/ Also TOM, the beloved son of the above/ GEORGE and CHRISTIANA SWIFT/ Who died Oct. 11th 1924/ Aged 32 years// Also Lce. Cpl./ FRANK SWIFT/ Y & L Regt./ Son of the aforesaid/ Who fell in action on/ Or since April 11th 1918/ Aged 30 years/ Also Pte. FRED SWIFT/ Lincoln Regt./ Son of the aforesaid?? Who fell in action on or/ Shortly after Aug. 21st 1918/ Aged 21 years.

Headstone Location:
St. Mary's Churchyard, Worsbrough.

Service Details:
L/Cpl Fred Swift, 242091, 1/5th Btn. York and Lancaster Regt.
Presumed died 11th April 1918 aged 30.

Burial Location:
Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery, Steenwerck. Plot: Sp. Mem. II.A.14