Born: 16th October 1927, South Shields, Durham.
Died: 26th April 1951; age 23; Died of Wounds – Battle of Imjin River, Seoul, Korea.
Residence: 168, Nacton Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Lieutenant; Service Number: 393305.
Regiment: Royal Engineers, 55 Field Squadron
Father: James Birch Swinbanks, born November 1891, South Shields, Durham – a Local Government Officer.
Mother: May Pemberton Thornton, born December 1894, South Shields, Durham – died 1946, Ipswich.
Brian attended Ipswich School.