William Sword

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 20003
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 26.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Grootebeek British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: D.5.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Helen Hay Sword, 150 Overgate, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Sword

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Benjamin? Hunt, 6 Kirkgate, Leith

  • Children:

More about William Sword

William Sword   20003   Royal Scots Fusiliers

SWORD—Killed in action, on 26th April 1918, Private William Sword, R.S.F., eldest son of James and Helen Sword, and beloved grandson of the late William Hoy, confectioner.

Dundee Peoples Journal 22nd June 1918

William is believed to be the brother of Pte David Sword, 491622, 859th Area Employment Company, Labour Corps

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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