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Harry Kenner Ryan Sawle

In memory of:

Private Harry Kenner Ryan Sawle

September 9, 1916

The Somme, France

Military Service


Service Number:

461427

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 8, 1892
Caladonia, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 22, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Henry Bosustow and Jane (Jennie) Ryan Sawle, of Caledonia, Ontario. Brother of Annie Maude, Eva Margaret and Emily Tregerthen Sawle.

Commemorated on Page 159 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 18.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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