James Swan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Lochgelly
  • Service no: S/9951
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 26.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 119 to 124

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Arthurs Place, Cowdenbeath
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Manson Swan, 54 Lochgelly Rd, Cowdenbeath

  • Father:

    George Swan, 17 Crichton St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Andrew & Thomas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Swan

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Andrew Watson Swan, 8489, 1st 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.

James Swan S/9951   Cameron Highlanders

Mrs Stewart brother, Sergeant James Swan, Cameron Highlanders, Arthur’s Place Cowdenbeath, killed at Loos.

Part of a report in the :―

Dundee Evening Telegraph 11th August 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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