Private George Swanston

Private George Swanston, 227th Coy. Machine Gun Corps ( Infantry ). He died of wounds on 22nd July 1917 aged 22, He was the son of George and Mary Swanston of The Bridge, Chirnside and is buried in Canada Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. The M.G.C used the Vickers Mk. 11 water cooled gun and he photo shows gunners in action.

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