Born in Dorrington, Woore, Shropshire in 18898, the second son of Henry and Alice Swanwick of 5 College Road, Dorrington, Market Drayton, Shropshire. Joseph lived in Ash Magna, Shropshire prior to joining up.
Regiment : 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 21386
Killed in action; France 16 August 1917 Aged 19