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William Henry Swainston

In memory of:

Company Sergeant Major William Henry Swainston

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

769747

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 18, 1897

Son of William Henry and Ellen Quinn Swainston, of Port Credit, 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:

III. B. 6.

Location:

Fouquescourt is a village in the Department of the Somme, 35.5 kilometres east of Amiens and 8 kilometres due north of Roye. The Fouquescourt British Cemetery is a little north of the village on the east side of the road to Maucourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article
  • Photo of William Henry Swainston– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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