Hyde War Memorial Trust

Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1

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Private 42610 Frank SWINDELLS
53rd Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps,
formerly 7473, 4th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, and 1787 Cheshire Regiment

Died of Illness,   Thursday 31st May 1917,   Norwich Military Hospital,   age 45

Home address:8 Angel Street, Denton, Lancashire
Born:1871, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Mary Swindells and William Swindells
41 Ridling Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Mary Swindells (née Howarth)
8 Angel Street, Denton, Lancashire
Occupation:Felt Hat Finisher
Enlisted:Stockport, Cheshire
Remembered:Christ Church Churchyard, Denton, Lancashire,
section B, grave 123.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Frank Swindells first enlisted with the Cheshire Regiment on 26th February 1900. He served in South Africa Campaign, received South Africa War Medal with 5 Clasps and Long Service Medal.

Died at Norwich Military Hospital of Congestion of the lungs.