Swanscombe Memorial
Swanscombe Memorial

Sources of Information.


All base information relating to the war dead on this site are from the following sources:


Commonwealth War Graves Commission


Ancestry uk


All Saints (Swanscombe) War Memorial


Swanscombe Cemetry





(Please note, www.swanscombememorial.co.uk is not responsible for content on any linked sites)


The Long, Long Trail - Excellent site detailing the British Army of the Great War


Greenhithe & Swanscombe Royal British Legion


Imperial War Museum, Lives of the First World War


First World War Centenary - Official website of the centenary project


The Queens Own Buffs - Regimental Association of the Royal Kent Regiment


Princess Of Wales Royal Regiment - Current Kent County Regt


History of Swanscombe - written by Christoph Bull, local historian


Gary Vaughan Postcards - Excellent website with numerous photos of Swanscombe, Greenhithe & surrounding areas from years gone by


Western Front Association


Historic Newspapers -  Historic Newspapers are proud & privileged to own the largest private archive of British newspapers in the world.  


16th November 2015

Today we remember Pte Cornelius Hanafin who died of his wounds this day 100 years ago whilst serving with 6th Bn Border Regiment

We will remember him.

A proud partner of the IWM First World War Centenary

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