SWEETING J. W.
John William Sweeting
7th Bn. East Surrey Regiment
John William Sweeting died on Friday 25th January 1918, aged 26 years, and was buried in the MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France.
He was born c1892 at Stonebroom, near Alfreton, Derbyshire, to parents John & Elizabeth Ann Sweeting. John Sweeting was a Coal Miner, and a native of Ripley, who married Elizabeth Ann Brazier in 1892. On the 1901 census the family were living in Alfreton, but by 1914 they were living in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
Notts Free Press, 29th March 1918
‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 –
East Surrey Regiment’
John William. Born Stonebroom, Derbys,
enlisted Mansfield, Notts. 7th Bn., East Surrey
Regt. Private 10505, Died of
wounds, France & Flanders, 25th January 1918. Formerly 49829 R.G.A.
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