William Swan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: PO/17417
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: Portsmouth Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 06.05.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 2 to 7

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 3 Ellen Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Isabella Scott Young Swan, 3 Ellen St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert Swan, 3 Ellen St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Swan

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial.

William Swan   PO/17417   Royal Marine Light Infantry

SWAN___Killed in action in the Dardanelles, Private William Swan, P.O. 17417, R.M.L.I., second son of Robert Swan, 3 Ellen Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 3rd July 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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