Fred Swift (c.1898-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SWIFT, FRED. Private. No 33270 6th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Formerly No 30697 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Kirkheaton. Son of Alfred and Eliza Swift of Lascelles Hall, Kirkheaton. Killed in action, 1.10.1918, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton; Lepton Parish Church.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission