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James Bertrand Campbell

In memory of:

Sergeant James Bertrand Campbell

August 1, 1942
Wemeldinge, Zealand, Netherlands

Military Service


Service Number:

R/88552

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Defense Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Operational Wings.

Additional Information


Born:

March 2, 1920
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 31, 1940
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Lorne Melburne Campbell and Lillian Elsie Twinn, of Toronto, Ontario.

He served with the Queen’s York Regiment (1st Armoured Regiment) at camp Fort York, in Arnprior, Ontario, from 8 April 1936 to 25 October 1939 with 3 years, 6 months and 17 days of service. With the Royal Canadian Air Force, he had 578 days of service, including 272 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 62 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Row C. Grave 11.

Location:

The port of Flushing is on the south coast of the island of Walcheren in the Schelde Estuary. It is about 7 kilometres south of Middelburg and 58 kilometres west of Bergen-op-Zoom. The FLUSHING (VLISSINGEN) NORTHERN CEMETERY is about 1 kilometre north of the town centre.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant James Bertram Campbell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant James Bertram Campbell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES BERTRAND CAMPBELL– James Bertrand Campbell
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by Pieter Schlebaum, The Netherlands.

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