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William Ronald Campbell

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Ronald Campbell

August 1, 1944
Caen, Normandy, France

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


442 Sqdn.


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

Additional Information


July 25, 1922
Vancouver, British Columbia


September 16, 1941
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of James Hamilton Campbell and Florence Gertrude Angell, of Vancouver, British Columbia. James Hamilton served in France and was wounded in action on 24 October 1916 during the First World War, while serving with the 47th Battalion, CEF, service number 180966. William Ronald’s brother, Roy James Godfrey Campbell, served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and survived the war.

William Ronald served in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Prince Edward Island, Alaska, British Columbia, England and in France. He had 1,035 days of service, including 421 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:

II. E. 3.


Banneville-la-Campagne is a village of Normandy, in the Department of the Calvados, some 10 kilometres east of Caen on the road towards Pont Audemer and Pont l'Eveque. The BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY is some 450 metres west of the village, on the south side of the road to Caen, and about 110 metres from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of WILLIAM RONALD CAMPBELL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM RONALD CAMPBELL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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