Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/9/2012

World War Two veteran, 95, who buried comrade on battlefield in Sicily leads calls for him to be given proper funeral

Sydney Swift buried Horace Savage after he died in battle in Catania, Italy
He was buried along with Edwin Pearton and John Biggs, who died with him
After war, bodies of Pearton and Biggs exhumed and put in Sicily cemetery
Swift presumed Savage was too – but there is no gravestone for him there

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