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Harry Swetnam

In memory of:

Private Harry Swetnam

July 31, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

445712

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 9, 1899
Moncton, New Brunswick

Son of James Stubbs and Sarah Blenkhorn Bowser Swetnam, of Moncton, New Brunswick. Brother of Arabella "Belle", Graham, James Higgins and Alice Maude Swetnam.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

H. 17.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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