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John Stewart Sutton Swain

In memory of:

Sergeant John Stewart Sutton Swain

June 3, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

234014

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

February 6, 1893

Son of John and Jane Ann Swain, of Carman, Manitoba.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. C. 10.

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOHN STEWART SUTTON SWAIN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Swain– University of Manitoba Roll of Honour 1914-1918.  Winnipeg, 1923. Roll of the Fallen (pg. 25) - SWAIN, John Stewart Sutton:  Arts '19; Enlisted 18-2-16; Pte. 203rd Battn.; Sgt.; Transferred to 44th Battn.; Service in France; M.M. and bar; Killed in Action 3-6-17.
  • Cemetery– La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– Epitaph  (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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