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Donald James Campbell

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Donald James Campbell

February 16, 1945

Goch, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

J/94418

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

198 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Operational Wings, 1939-1945 Star, France-Germany Star, Defence Medal, General Service Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

July 9, 1922
Brock, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

February 16, 1942
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of James Campbell, born in Scotland, and Clara Cyr, born in Wisconsin, United States, of Brock, Saskatchewan.

His father served in the First World War, form 1916 to 1919, with different units, service number 872003 and was demobilized on 28 June 1919.

Commemorated on Page 501 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

21. H. 8.

Location:

The REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is located 5 km south west of Kleve. From Kleve the cemetery is located, using the Hoffmannallee from the Town Centre, which becomes the Materbornerallee. This road enters Reichswald Forest and becomes the Grunewaldstrasse. Follow direction Gennep, entering Reichswald Forest the cemetery is situated 500 metres on the left. Alternatively from the motorway 57, take exit Kleve/Goch, which leads onto the 9 N road in the direction towards Kleve. After 3 km turn left on to the 504 direction Kranenburg. Reichswald cemetery is clearly signposted on the 504 at cross roads Grunewald. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is situated on the Grunewald Strasse direction Kleve on the right, 3 km from cross roads Grunewald.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Donald J. Campbell– LAC, Ottawa
  • Circumstances of death– LAC, Ottawa.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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