Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Campbell

In memory of:

Private John Campbell

October 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

249503

Age:

47

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

June 24, 1871

Commemorated on Page 380 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

G. 23.

Location:

Douai is a large town about 24 kilometres north-east of Arras and the DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the outskirts near the main road to Lens. From Lens and the A.1 autoroute, follow the N.421 toward Douai. As you approach the town, turn left at first set of traffic lights next to Campanile hotel and follow the D.125 for 45 metres. The DOUAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on left hand side of this road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 791 of 1024
  • Old Toronto City Hall– The Toronto Street Railway Memorial plaque is located inside the Old City Hall in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Memorial Plaque
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. John Campbell was born on June 24th, 1871 in Argylshire, Scotland.  He signed his military attestation for the 208th Battalion CEF in Toronto on May 1st, 1916.  His wife, Annie Campbell, was listed as next-of-kin.  He indicated on his attestation that he worked as a conductor. His name is listed on the Toronto Street Railway 1st World War memorial plaque which is located today at Toronto's Old City Hall, Queen Street.
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Julie Lukins
  • Cemetery– Douai British Cemetery Cuincy. Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Julie Lukins

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