1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Renwick Swinley

Contributed by: dovtrams, on 2008-11-06

Portrait of Renwick Swinley
First Name Renwick
Surname Swinley
Year of Birth 1890
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)
Place of Wartime Residence Dysart, Fife

Renwick's Story

Renwick was killed by 'friendly fire' after surviving nearly 6 weeks in the line.

Did not need to be there

His younger brother had the traumatic experience of being in the same battalion and taking part in his burial.

The only remembrance now is on a plaque on the side of a disused church in Dysart, Fife.

Other memories

Cathy, Northampton 2008-11-07

He is burried at Gorre British and Indian Cemetery

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