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Svienbjorn Loptson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Svienbjorn Loptson

September 29, 1918

Military Service




Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Military Medal

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 451 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. D. 3.


Sains-les-Marquion is a village and it lies approximately 2 kilometres south of Marquion, which lies on the main straight road from Arras to Cambrai. The Ontario Cemetery lies to the south of the village. The cemetery was made after the capture of Sains-les-Marquion by the Canadian Division on September 27, 1918. The Cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice and now covers an area of 949 square metres. It is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2008.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker
  • Photo of Svienbjorn Loptson– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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