|1. Memorial:||Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension||II. C. 14.|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.136|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||24B GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Family :Son of Harry and Eleanor Sworder, of 13, King's Rd., Berkhampsted, Herts.
The two Sworder brothers, Norman & Malcolm, with their relation,
Young Hubert Sworder, All were killed on active service with the RFC.
Education & Career :
He was a carpenter and had military experience with the Essex Yeomanry.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 59th Squadron|
|Action : France & Flanders|
France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.
On the outbreak of war he was in British Colombia, Canada and enlisted in the 31st British Colombia Horse and later transferred to 59 Squadron RFC.
On Monday 18/03/18 Lt. Malcolm Sworder (Canadian Reserve Cavalry Regiment and Essex Yeo.) who seems to have been flying without an observer was on a practise flight in RE8 serial number B6515 (Presentation Aircraft: Punjab No.46 ‘Chenab’). When he went into a flat spin and unfortunately was killed in the ensuing crash.
Norman was shot down, 17.04.1918 by Lt E Koch, of Jasta 32,
SWORDER, Malcolm, Lieutenant, 59 Squadron RFC Malcom SWORDER was born in Essex UK , the son of Harry and Eleanor of Berkhampsted, Herts. He was a carpenter and had military experience with the Essex Yeomanry. On the outbreak of war he was in British Colombia, Canada and enlisted in the 31st British Colombia Horse and later transferred to 59 Squadron RFC. He was killed flying an RE8 serial no B6516. The CWGC records show a Norman Sworder, Lieutenant, British Columbia Regiment / 5 Squadron Royal Air Force who died 1918 and was buried in France. No parents listed at CGWC but appears to be the brother of Malcolm. Sources; Stapleford Tawney War Memorial, Essex David Barnes
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Castle No. 1436 E.C.||East Kent|
24th September 1917
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley