Name: Swan - Walter Allen

Rank: Private

Regt: 6th Bn The Queens (Royal West Surrey Regt)

Born 20 February 1882

Died: 10th April 1917 (Shell burst)

Service No:  G/22289

Memorial: Bay2 Arras Memorial

Walter Swan was born in Challock on the 20th Feb 1882, baptised in Molash and enlisted in Canterbury.

He was married to Rosa Edith Swan (nee Marsh) He was the son of Walter Allen Swan and Emma Swan (nee Newman). His mother and father moved to Petham in 1894 when he was 12.

Name originally from: kentfallen website (see below) and added details from Ronald Swan (nephew)

 

See also:  www.kentfallen.com