On this day 18th January 1917 Captain Thomas Swann died

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Captain Thomas Swann (1860 – 1917)

Thomas Swann was an original member of the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, the Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment)

  • Appointed to the Command of the North Midland Brigade Supply Detachment on the 20th July 1896.
  • Supernumerary and resigns his Commission and Command of the North Midland Volunteer Infantry Brigade Supply Detachment on 18th January 1899.
  • 2nd Lieutenant T Swann to be Lieutenant dated 19th September 1903.
  • Granted the Honorary rank of Captain on the 23rd December 1905, but resigned his Commission with permission to retain his rank.
  • From the Territorial Force Reserve to General list on 11th February 1916.
  • Administrative Centre of the 6th Battn Sherwood Foresters (c1915-16).

Swann 1915

swann grave

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