The Roll of Honour

Of Swavesey Men who were Killed in Action, or who Died from Wounds or Disease in the Great War, 1914 - 1919 

Swavesey Memorial Hall as it was in the Summer of 1997

Swavesey Memorial Hall which opened 25 May, 1924

"Their name liveth for evermore"


George Brooks 1st East Lancashire Regt. Killed in Action 14 Nov.,1914
Henry Beaumont 7th Canadian Infantry Missing, believed Killed 24-26 April,1915
Jonas Dodson 11th Suffolk Regt. Missing,believed killed 1 July,1916
James William Prior 11th Suffolk Regt. Missing,believed killed 1 July,1916
Wilfred Hepher, D.C.M. Royal Engineers Killed in Action 15 Sep.,1916
Walter Neal 1st Bedford Regt. Died of Wounds 12 Sept.,1916
George Henry Norman 7th R.W.Kent Regt. Died of Wounds 3 Oct.,1916
Alfred Aaron Linford 11th Suffolk Regt. Killed in Action 28 April,1917
James William Hepher 11th Suffolk Regt. Missing,believed killed 28 April,1917
James Harold Parish 11th R.W.Kent Regt. Killed in Action 1 Aug.,1917
Samuel John Froment 10th Queen's (R.W.S.) Regt. Killed in Action 5 Aug.,1917
Walter Metcalf 11th R.W.Kent Regt. missing,believed killed 20 Sept.,1917
Henry George Graves Royal Garrison Art. Died of Wounds 25 March,1918
George Beaumont, MC 13th East Surrey Regt. Died of Wounds 9 April,1918
Harold Charles Howlett 11th Suffolk Regt. Missing,believed Killed 9-19 April,1918
William Harden 5th Shropshire L.I. Died (Bronchitis,etc) 29 april,1918
James William Goad Royal Army Service Corps Died (Dysentry) in Italy, 28 July,1918
Walter Coulson Royal Engineers Died of Wounds 2 Oct.,1918
Joseph Barker Parish 1st East Kent Regt. Died of Wounds 11 Nov.,1918
Cyril George Hepher 7th East Yorks. Regt. Died of Wounds 30 Nov.,1918
Alfred Large 1/1st Yorkshire Dragoons Died (Pneumonia,etc) 29 April,1919


Watson Trundley

1st Royal Scots Fusiliers

Killed in Action 25 September.,1915

Herbert James Martin

2nd Suffolk Regt.

Killed in Action 30 Sept.,1915

Alfred Charles Dodson 2nd Essex Regt. Killed in Action 15 Aug.,1918
Arthur George Ding 4th Rifle brigade Died of Wounds when Prisoner of War in Bulgaria,16 Aug.,1918
James William Wright 2/7th W.Riding Regt. Killed in Action 1 Nov.,1918

The Swavesey Chronicles

The story of a Fenland village during the 1914-1918 war

The following list includes stories about Swavesey men who served during the 1914-1918 war. These articles will include some stories from men who survived along with narratives about life in the village during the period in question.

Miscellaneous Items and Swavesey Local Interest

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