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George Edward Switzer

In memory of:

Private George Edward Switzer

March 23, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

550106

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Switzer, of Paisley, Ontario.

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. F. 10.

Location:

Noyon is a town half-way between Amiens and Reims and approximately 41 kilometres south-south-west of St.Quentin. The NOYON NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is on the northern outskirts of the town on the west side of the road to Ham.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press April 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press April 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Cenotaph– Pte George Edward Switzer is commemorated on the Paisley War Memorial. The memorial is located on the corner of Queen Street and Goldie Street, Paisley, ON. 

Photo courtesy of Thomas Skelding
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Newspaper Clipping

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