Joseph Swift (c.1883-1918)

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, JOSEPH, MM. Private. No 30760. 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 38059 The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Golcar. Lived in Golcar. Awarded the MM, 28.1.1918. Died of wounds as a Prisoner of War on 3.9.1918. Buried HAUTMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row A, Grave 46.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.

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