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James Swan

In memory of:

Private James Swan

October 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

802471

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

116th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 27, 1888

Son of Thomas and Ellen Swan, of Parkhill, Ontario. Born in 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:

DRUMMOND CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 22.

Location:

Raillencourt is a village on the main Arras-Cambrai road, D939. From the CWGC cemetery on this road, Raillencourt-St-Olle, follow the D939 for 1.6 kilometres to a left turn at its junction with the Rue du Tordoir, where the first CWGC sign is situated. Follow this road for approximately 900 metres, surface changing at 600 metres from tar to rough stone track, at the end of which lies the DRUMMOND CEMETERY.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of JAMES SWAN– Pte James Swan from the December 1918 edition of The Christmas Echo published in London Ontario --- And in the Morning

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