DU-SJMS-0631

Record Date: 
15 December 2015
Graveyard: 
Exact wording of epitaph: 

IN

MEMORY OF

WILLIAM SWANSON

WHO DIED 9TH APRIL 1894

AGED 42

AND OF

GEORGE WILLIAM SWANSON

HIS ONLY SON

CAPTAIN ROYAL FLYING CORPS

AND 4TH HANTS REGIMENT

WHO WENT DOWN IN THE LEINSTER

13TH OCTOBER 1918 AGED 28

"THY WILL BE DONE"

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.343791270002
Longitude: 
-6.2891181200316
People commemorated: 
Name: 
William
Surname: 
Swanson
Date of death - day: 
9
Date of death - month: 
April
Date of death - year: 
1894
Age: 
42
Relationship with first person: 
Son
Title: 
Captain
Name: 
George William
Surname: 
Swanson
Date of death - day: 
13
Date of death - month: 
October
Date of death - year: 
1918
Age: 
28
Notes: 

Wikipedia shows the RMS Leinster being sunk by torpedo on the 10th October 1918 and not the 13th Oct as it says on this headstone.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Leinster