Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Reginald Campkin

In memory of:

Lieutenant Reginald Campkin

August 27, 1918

Military Service


Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Additional Information


Son of Walter and Emily Campkin; husband of Elsie May Campkin, corner of Queen and Mary Streets, Brampton, Ontario. Born at Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 17.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

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 1019 of 1024
  • Newspaper Article
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Group Photo– Lt. Reginald Campkin is shown at the top of this group photo.  Three of the four men in this photograph died in the war - Pte. George E. Lenton died at Vimy Ridge, and Pte. Sidney B. Campkin died at Passchendaele.  Source: William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto 1935, pg. 429.
  • Grave marker
  • Photo of Reginald Campkin– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • The 116th Battalion– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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