Lieutenant Arthur William Swanston


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Reference WMO/275339

Address:

Loretto School

Linkfield Road

Musselburgh

EH21 7RE

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Unknown
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Rectangular wooden oak panel with badge of regiment carved above and inscription below. Dates he was at the school at the bottom., in the school chapel
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TO THE/ GLORY/ OF GOD/ WHO GAVE & WHO/ HAS TAKEN AWAY/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF LIEUTENANT/ ARTHUR/ WILLIAM/ SWANSTON/ 6th INNISKILLING DRAGOONS/ KILLED IN ACTION AT TEVRE-/ DEN SOUTH AFRICA ON THE/ 16th OCTr 1900 WHILE/ ATTEMPTING TO SAVE THE/ LIFE OF A WOUNDED TROOPER/ LORETTO 1889/1892

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