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Sedley Fleming Campbell Sweeny

In memory of:

Major Sedley Fleming Campbell Sweeny

November 22, 1940

Military Service


Age:

49

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Honours and Awards:

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

Additional Information


Husband of Isabel Sweeny, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 18 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX)
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. G. Grave 94.

Location:

Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Sedley Fleming Campbell Sweeny (Ben)
  • Memorial– Memorial window, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial window– Memorial window, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Post Card– Memorial Arch, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Doll– Memorial doll, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial– Memorial Arch, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial– Cross of Sacrifice at Fort Massey Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 20 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for Sedley Fleming Campbell Sweeny at Fort Massey Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 20 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.

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