Ecklund, Swan. Corporal, 424626

From Stockholm, born 16th December 1887

Joined: 6th of November 1917 (one year before his death) Age 22.

Taken on Strenght: 17th of January 1916 to 62nd Canadian Infantry and then transferred to 47th Canadian Inf Bn 12th of May 1916. Battalion Arrived in France 11th of August 1916. He became Corporal 8th of November 1917

Fought in: 47th Canadian Infantry battalion.

Circumstances of death:

He became wounded in action 16th of April 1918 and died of wounds by multiple shrapnel injuries the same day in 12th canadian field ambulance.

Awarded: British War medal and Victory Medal

Buried: At the Roclincourt Military Cemetery, France