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WW1: Roll of Honour: Swash, Robert Allen

Rank & Unit Lance Corporal, Royal Army Service Corps
Death 18 Oct 1919, aged 43
Family Husband of Kate Swash nee Wherrell (they married in Ramsbury), who lived at Myrtle Cottage Aldbourne
Biographic detail Born in Liverpool. Enlisted in 1915 when he was a groom at a racing stables. Worked on horse transports
Extra detail Discharged in 1917 due to illness (chronic constipation and gastro paresis