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Malcolm Sworder

In memory of:

Lieutenant Malcolm Sworder

March 18, 1918

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Reserve Cavalry Regt

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

February 11, 1893
Stafford, Essex, England

Enlistment:

September 26, 1914
Quebec, Quebec

Son of Harry and Eleanor Sworder, of Berkhampsted, Hertfordshire, England. Brother of Gerald, Maud et Lieutenant Norman Sworder, Royal Air Force, lost in action on 17 April 1918.

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:

II. C. 14.

Location:

Achiet-le-Grand is a large village in the department of the Pas-de-Calais 19 kilometres south of Arras. The Military Cemetery is situated at the north-west side of the village alongside the Communal Cemetery. One should take the main road from Arras to Bapaume (N17). At Ervillers turn right on to the D9 towards Achiet. At the first junction in the village a CWGC signpost indicates the way towards the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Attestation Paper– Malcolm Sworder emigrated to Canada with his parents in 1910.  They settled in New Westminster, B. C.
  • Cemetery– Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (CWGC)

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