Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Fred Campbell

In memory of
Private
Fred Campbell
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
839
Age:
25
Force:
Army
Unit:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)
Division:
P.P.C.L.I.

Additional Information:

Born:
April 14, 1891

Son of William and Jennie Campbell, of Belfast.

Commemorated on Page 212 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. C. 2.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – One of Ireland's Brave Sons. Lest We Forget.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers – Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 677 of 1024
  • Medals – Trio, Memorial Cross and Death Plaque to #839, Pte Fred Campbell. An original member of the PPCLI, twice wounded prior (once severely on 04 May 15), Pte Fred Campbell  was killed by shell fire during the assault at Vimy Ridge at the Cross Roads, La Targette. He is buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery.

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