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John George Swanson

In memory of:

Sergeant John George Swanson

May 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

75594

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Rn. Canadian Inf .

Additional Information


Born:

February 28, 1880

Son of the late Donald and Janet Swanson. Born at Wick, Caithness, Scotland.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VIMY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

C. 5.

Location:

Vimy is a village about 10 kilometres north-north-east of Arras on the main road to Lens. Take the N17 from Arras for approximately 10.3 kilometres to its junction with the D46E (first sign for Vimy centre on right (east) side of road). Travel 800 metres along this road to its junction with the D51 (Farbus road) and make a right turn. The VIMY COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 1 kilometre along this road on the left side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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