Rifleman William Swan

Rifleman William Ralph Swan, 1st Battalion, Cameronians. He was killed in action in Burma on 25th May 1944,  aged 24, on operations with Orde Wingate’s Chindits who were conducting operations behind Japanese lines during 1944.He was the son of Peter and Margaret Swan of Coldingham, Berwickshire and is commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial, Burma.

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