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Preston Swingler

Preston Swingler, U.S. Navy


                         Name: Preston Swingler

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Navy

                         Unit:

                         Rank: S1c

                         Dates of Service: 6/14/1944-2/6/1946

                         Area of Service: American, Asiatic-Pacific

Preston Swingler was born on February 17, 1926, in Esmont, Albemarle County, Virginia; his parents were Gary Swingler and Leanna (Copeland) Swingler.  Preston's two brothers, Thomas Edward Swingler (1915-1988) and Rockwell Swingler (1919-1945), were also veterans of WWII.  Preston passed away on December 7, 1980, in Esmont, and is buried in the New Green Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery in Esmont, Virginia.

Preston Swingler's gravestone, New Green Mt. Baptist Church Cemetery

 
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