Lieutenant Lyell Keith SWANN MM

Service No: 2158
Born: Keyenton SA, June 1895
Enlisted in the Army: 14 March 1916
Unit: No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Awarded the Military Medal (MM)
Died: Aircraft Accident, France, 14 November 1918, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Ascq Communal Cemetery, Nord Pas de Calais, France
CWGC Additional Information: Born at Keyneton. Son of George Lomax Swann and Alvena Swann, of 170, Wattle St., New Parkside, South Australia
Place of Association: Keyneton SA
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 14 November 1918, Lieutenant Swann was killed in a flying accident at Ennetieres Aerodrome. He was flying Sopwith Snipe E8052 in a formation when the accident occurred.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, SWANN LYELL KEITH
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/969 page 463, 276468


Richards, E.J. (Edward John) Australian Airmen: History of the 4th Squadron, publisher unknown, c1919

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