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Albert Arthur Swift

In memory of:

Corporal Albert Arthur Swift

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

748207

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

24th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 22, 1894

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Swift, of Stanstead, P.Q., Canada.

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:

III. D. 22.

Location:

Rosieres is a village about 32 kilometres east of Amiens and 7.5 kilometres south of the main road from Amiens to St Quentin. From Peronne take the N17 towards Roye. Travel for approximately 7 kilometres to Villers Carlonne then turn right towards Amiens on the N29. Travel for 13 kilometres then turn left on the D329 towards Rosieres, then take the D28 towards Caix. Follow the signs for the communal cemetery which is situated on the northern side of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave Marker– I travelled here with the Sons of Scotland Pipeband from Ottawa and lay poppies on all the graves here.
  • The Stanstead Quebec War Memorial.– The Stanstead Quebec War Memorial.  Stanstead is on the Canada/US border 
(state of Vermont).  For World War One, thirty-six men from Stanstead or 
from nearby communities are remembered on this war memorial.
  • Detail of Memorial plaque– Detail of Memorial plaque affixed to the Stanstead War 
Memorial.
  • Sherbrooke Monument– Cover of the original program distributed at the unveiling of the Sherbrooke WWI memorial on November 7th, 1926, and two images of the monument.   The monument was designed by Mr. G. W. Hill of Montreal, Quebec with bronze figures cast in Belgium and granite from the Stanstead district.  The bronze Memorial tablet lists 249 names.

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