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Herbert Swindell

In memory of:

Corporal Herbert Swindell

April 12, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

460629

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to the London Gazette dated 17 April 1917.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

December 4, 1889
Manchester, England

Enlistment:

June 15, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Thomas Swindell of Manchester, England. Husband of Lena Swindell of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 335 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

7.C.23.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Binscarth Manitoba War Memorial– This monument was unveiled in 1920.
  • Honour Roll
  • Cemetery– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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