Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hugh Campbell

In memory of:

Signaller Hugh Campbell

September 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

476781

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

2nd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

June 1, 1887

Son of Samuel and Martha Campbell, of 96, Dean St., Kilmarnock, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 63 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

V. R. 5.

Location:

Longueval is a village 11 kilometres east of Albert. DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY is east of the village and on the south side of the road from Longueval to Ginchy. The cemetery is directly opposite the South African National Museum which is well signposted from the N17 at Bapaume.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Hugh Campbell– Hugh Campbell pictured in Canada after emigrating from Scotland to Vancouver in 1911. He joined the Canadian army in 1915 and was killed on the Somme on 15 September 1916.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.
  • Grave Marker– View of part of Delville Wood Cemetery with Hugh Campbell's headstone in the foreground, visited by William Campbell in 2006.

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