David Hunter Swan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Walthamstow
  • Service no: S/12760
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 18.08.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 15B & 15C

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 7 South Baffin St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Helen L. Swan, 230 Christie St, Toronto, Canada

  • Father:

    Peter Swan

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Hunter Swan

David Hunter Swan   S/12760   Gordon Highlanders

SWANKilled by shell, on way to trenches, on 17th August, Private David Hunter, Gordon Highlanders (M.G.S.), aged 21, younger son of Peter Swan, 51 St Andrew’s Road, Higham Hill, Walthamstow, London, N.E.

Dundee People’s Journal 9th September 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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