Andrew Watson Swan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Cowdenbeath
  • Service no: 8489
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 14.09.1914
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 6.A.2.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 11 Thistle St, Cowdenbeath
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Manson Swan, 54 Lochgelly Rd, Cowdenbeath

  • Father:

    George Swan, 17 Crichton St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James & Thomas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Andrew Watson Swan

Andrew was the brother of Sgt James Swan, S/9951, 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders, who was killed in action 14.09.1914 and L/Cpl Thomas Swan, 3/3854, 2nd Battalion Black Watch, who died of wounds, 21.01.1916.

Andrew Watson Swan   8489    Cameron Highlanders

Mrs Stewart brother, Private Andrew Swan, Cameron Highlanders, 11 Thistle Street, Cowdenbeath, killed at the Aisne.

Part of a report in the :―

Dundee Evening Telegraph 11th August 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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