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Lieut George Sholto Swinton (Mahdist War) - Swinton Par Ch

 
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:47 pm    Post subject: Lieut George Sholto Swinton (Mahdist War) - Swinton Par Ch Reply with quote

Another of numerous members of the Swinton line who died in service.


George Sholto Swinton
Lieut Royal Berks Regt
Killed in Action 22nd March 1885



Born 27th August 1862. Among 21 killed at the Battle of Tofrek:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tofrek

Madhist War is best known for the Siege of Khartoum, and Omdurman:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahdist_war




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