Sunday, 21 January 2018

Worsbrough St Mary's Church Burial Ground - Fred Swift

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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:
Private Fred Swift, 41303 1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 21st August 1918, Aged 20

Burial Location:
Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy, France Plot II. L. 14.