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Richard Alvin Campbell

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Richard Alvin Campbell

October 10, 1944
Bishnapur, India

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


45 (R.A.F.) Sqdn


1939-1945 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, General Service Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


November 9, 1918
Assiniboia, Saskatchewan


May 16, 1941
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Richard Robert Campbell and Elisef Simonson, of Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.

He served with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd company, 13th Platoon, South Saskatchewan Regiment – NPAM – service number L-464340, from 9 October 1940 to 8 November 1940, then as Corporal from 10 November 1940 to 15 May 1941. With the Air Force, he served in Canada, in England and in India. He had 1,421 days of service, including 1,008 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 267 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

5. D. 1.


DELHI WAR CEMETERY is about 11 kilometres from New Delhi, on the eastern outskirts of Delhi Cantonment and occupies a flat rectangular site adjoining the existing Cantonment Cemetery. It has an imposing entrance of Grey Dholpur Stone, within which is one part of the Dual Memorial to 25,000 men of the Army and Air Force of Undivided India who died during the 1939-45 War while on service in non-operational zones. When visiting the DELHI WAR CEMETERY from New Delhi proceed to Delhi Cantonment via Sardar Patel Road to Dhaula Kuan roundabout, then continue along the ring road to Brar Square, over the level crossing, then continue for 1 kilometre along Cemetery Road, the cemetery is on the right hand side. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission direction sign is on the Dhaula Kuan roundabout and the second on Brar Square just before the railway crossing.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Regina Leader Post October 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Regina Leader Post October 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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