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William Andrew Campbell

In memory of:

Sergeant William Andrew Campbell

February 6, 1942
Langholm, Dumfries, Scotland

Military Service


Service Number:

R/95868

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Citation(s):

Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

August 25, 1918
Pakenham, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 10, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of William John Campbell and Edith Clarissa Watchorn, of Arnprior, Ontario.

Enrolled with the Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, B Company – NPAM – service number C-417280, in Arnprior, Ontario, from 7 November 1940 to 5 April 1941, when he joined the air force. He then served in Canada, in England and in Scotland. He had 303 days of service, including 62 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:

CARLISLE (DALSTON ROAD) CEMETERY
Westmoreland, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Ward 11. Sec. P. Grave 25.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper
  • Military Papers
  • Photo of William Andrew Campbell– Submitted for the project, Operation, Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. 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

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