“image Roll of honour”
Born: 21st July 1892, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
Died: 31st March 1917; age 24; KiA.
Enlistment: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; Date: 2nd October 1916; Age 24 years & 2 months, Occupation: Carman. Requested to join the Honourable Artillery Company.
Embarked; Southampton 24th December 1916.
Disembarked: Havre 25th December 1916.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 9098
Regiment: Honourable Artillery Company, 2nd Battalion.
- A. 24.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified and Address: Son of the late Mr. William Sworder and Mrs. Edith Sworder, of 110, Constable Road, Ipswich.
Brother to CHARLES FREDERICK SWORDER.
1901 The Limes, Earls Colne, Essex.
John was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings
William Sworder, 57, a retired Farmer; born Shillington, Bedfordshire.
Edith Sworder (nee Smyth), 37; born Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
Edith Margaret Sworder, 12, born Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
Mary Smyth Sworder, 11, born Hitchin.
Charles Fredeick Sworder, 5, born Claygate, Surrey.
1911 Rosebank, 110, Constable Road, Ipswich.
John was 18 and a Clerk for a Surveyor. He was living with his mother & siblings.
Edith, 46, a widow.
John’s father, William Sworder died in 1901, Earls Colne, Essex.