Remembering those who fought in the Great War.

James Whiteford Swan (NZ)

His father was born in Greenock and was a shipsmith in Scotts. Emigrated to New Zealand

Won the DCM. Not the VC as reported in the Greenock Telegraph. For more info on James Swan see HERE

  • Distinguished Conduct Medal - London Gazette, 3 June 1915, p5332: "On 2nd and 3rd May 1915, during operations near Kaba Tepe, for distinguished conduct on three occasions in making valuable reconnaissances under heavy fire." AWMM
  • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
    Mentioned in Despatches - London Gazette, 5 August 1915, p7669: "Mentioned in General Ian Hamilton's despatch dated 20th May 1915. (Commander Mediterranean Expeditionary Force)."

Newspaper Clippings relating to James Whiteford Swan (NZ)

James Whiteford Swan (NZ)