Mellin Swaine (c.1895-1918)

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Mellin Swaine (c.1895-1918)

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

SWAINE, MELLIN. Private. No 21/715. 1/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Son of John and Rebecca Swaine of Wall Nook, Cumberworth. Employed by Messrs S. Senior and Sons Limited, brewers, of Shepley. Single. Enlisted 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 25.4.1918, aged 22 years. Buried SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row D, Grave 18.
ROH:- New Mill Working Men's Club; Fulstone War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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