Altrincham WW1 

John Swift

Rank:2nd Lieut
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:12th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:IraqGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Amara Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1894 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref:
8a/186, the elder son of George & Amy Sophia Swift (nee Green).

1901 Census - Brook Bank, Timperley.   Son - aged: 6 - born: Timperley.  
Head of household - George Swift - Married - aged: 31 - occ: Fruit Merchant
- born: Manchester.    Also - Amy S. Swift - aged: 32 - born: Brough,
Westmorland.    Plus 1 younger brother, a niece and 2 servants.

1911 Census - No Trace.     His parents are now residing at Offenham,
Evesham, Worcestershire.    George - Married - aged: 41 - occ_ Fruit
Merchant - born: Manchester.    Amy - Wife - aged: 40 - born: Brough,
Westmorland.  Plus 1 servant.

Commemorated on the private family gravestone in Christ Church Churchyard,

There is also a window in the Church that is dedicated to him.

His mother, Amy died 03/07/1914 aged 44 years.

Memorials found on:
Christ Church (Timperley)
Timperley Village Club
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