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Roland Playfair Campbell

In memory of:

Lieutenant Colonel Roland Playfair Campbell

September 16, 1916

Courcelette, France

Military Service


Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Division:

6th Field Ambulance

Additional Information


Born:

July 8, 1876
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Quebec, Québec

Son of the Rev. John Campbell and Mrs. M. H. Campbell, of Montreal, Quebec.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. N. 4.

Location:

Albert is a town on the River Ancre in the Department of the Somme, 28 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the south-east side of Albert and the junction of the roads to Fricourt and Meaulte, and the Extension is entirely enclosed by it.

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 925 of 1024
  • Memorial– McGill University, Anatomy and Dentistry building, stained glass window to three McGill doctors
  • Photo of Roland Playfair Campbell– From the history of the No. 1 Canadian General Hospital, by Kenneth Cameron, 1938.  Copy available at Metro Toronto Reference Library.
  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England

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