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Colin Gernon Palmer Campbell

In memory of:

Lieutenant Colin Gernon Palmer Campbell

October 10, 1917


Passchendaele, Belgium

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

Division:

94th Brigade

Citation(s):

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

November 22, 1895
Weymouth, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

January 1, 1914
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of George Douglas and Kate Glidden Campbell, of North Weymouth, Nova Scotia. He enlisted at Halifax in August, 1914, and served with the 23rd Battery, Canadian Field Artillery in France until wounded at La Bassee in June, 1915. On discharge from hospital he obtained his Commission in the Imperial Forces. He was one of two brothers who lost their lives in the Great War. Six Campbell brothers served. Brother of Lt. Kenneth Archibald Campbell, killed in action at Vimy Ridge, 23 January 1917.

Commemorated on Page 576 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. H. 24.

Location:

Godewaersvelde is a village near the Belgian border, about 16 kilometres south-west of Ieper (in Belgium), and is half-way between Poperinge (in Belgium) and Hazebrouck (in France). The GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY is a little east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Colin Gernon Palmer Campbell– Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.
  • The Six Campbell Brothers– Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.

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