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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Sydney Garfield Swain

In memory of:

Private Sydney Garfield Swain

September 26, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

715154

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

26th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 11, 1897

Commemorated on Page 509 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 20.

Location:

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

  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker
  • Photo of Sydney Garfield Swaine– Pte. Sydney Garfield Swaine, Grosvenor, Antigonish Co., NS.

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