Swanlund, George Howard: Service no. 148603

Digitized Service Records

Source: Via Tom Swanlund’s post at 18th Battalion Facebook Group page.

Portion of Private Swanlund’s obituary:

CLAUDE H. SWANLUND Claude Howard Swanlund, 59, of 240 Maplewood Ave., prominent member of St. Alban Church, died Tuesday In Miserlcordia Hospital. Born In Finchley, London. England. Mr. Swanlund worked for the G. and R. In London prior to coming to Canada In 1913, joining the Canadian National Railway that same year. In 1915 he enlisted with the 78th Battalion Winnipeg Grenadiers and …

Winnipeg Tribune. July 6, 1949. Page 18.