|Northamptonshire Regiment||40888||6th Battalion|
|Sherwood Foresters (Nottsand Derbys Regiment)||127328|
Photos courtesy Alfred Needham
James was born in Crich Parish in February1898.
His uncle, George Winson's death was reported in the Belper News and Derbyshire Telephone 6 July 1917 when reference was made to James and his father (also James)... Deceased brother in law James Swindell is in France and in a Northumberland Regiment. It later stated ... James Swindell snr and James Swindell jnr. son in law and grandson of Mrs Winson snr are also serving in France.
In May 1918, 40888 J Swindell was was reported as missing. He was captured at Saint-Quentin on 23 March 1918 and interned at Dülmen Camp.
James died in 1973 aged 75 years.
Medal Roll Index Card
Swindell James. Northn R Pte 40888; Notts & Derby R 127328
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Prisoner of War Records
Swindell James 40888; Northamptons Rgt ; St Quentin 23/3/18; Shrapnel – shoulder; Maubeuge; Belper 9/2/98; Belper, Derbyshire, Canada St
Swindell James 40888; Pte; 6th Northants; St Quinten 21/3/18; 1.Fuss; Dülmen; 9/2/98 Belper; Mother 10 Canada St, Belper
1939 Register: 22 Canada Street, Belper
James Swindell b.9 February 1898: general labourer heavy
Laura Swindell b.7 December 1901
John J Swindell married Laura Brough in 1932 June qtr (Belper reg district)
1901: Cow Hill, Belper
RG13 piece 3228 folio 202 page 22
1911: Field Head, Belper
RG14PN20965 RG78PN1250 RD436 SD3 ED3 SN173