|West Yorkshire Regiment||1414||2nd Leeds Battalion|
|Labour Corps||659475||17th Service Battalion|
Fred was born in about 1885 at Ripley. For a time he lived with his family on Cowper Lane, Crich and worked as a farm labourer. After the war he had an address at Moss Farm, Dore, Sheffield.
Fred and his sister Agnes were enrolled in Crich Carr School on 15/6/1896. Fred's DoB was 5/12/83 and Agnes was 4/1/89
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
B.W.M. Retd C.R.V. 6B d/3/1/33
Source: Betty Nadin (relative)
Frederick Swindell; West Yorkshire Regt; No 3 Platoon 1414 E Company; 2nd Leeds Btn; Labour Corps 17th Service
Moss Farm, Dore, Sheffield
1939 Register: Upper Wortley Road, Rotherham
Fred Swindell (single) 5 December 1889; farm horseman
1891: Cowper Lane, Crich
RG12 piece 2747 folio 11 page 16
1901: Kirk Langley
|Fred||Swindell||servant||17||Ordinary farm labourer||Ripley|
RG13 piece 3226 folio 63 page 18
Cannot find him in the 1911 census; his parents were living in Crich at Thurlow Booth.