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James Swanson

In memory of:

Sergeant James Swanson

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

859086

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn.

Citation(s):

Croix de Guerre (France).

Additional Information


Born:

May 12, 1885

Son of James and Elizabeth Swanson, of 18, Millbank Rd., Thurso, Caithness, Scotland.

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:

B. 12.

Location:

Mezieres is a village and commune in the Department of the Somme, on the south-west side of the main road from Amiens to Roye, 20 kilomtres south-east of Amiens. The MEZIERES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the south-west side of the Communal Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Sgt James Swanson....died August 8th 1918....buried at Mezieres Communal Cemetery...
  • War Memorial– War Memorial at Thurso, Scotland.

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