Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Alexander Rankine Campbell

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Robert Alexander Rankine Campbell

July 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

77475

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Division:

B Company 2nd Battalion

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

February 19, 1893
Terravallur, India

Enlistment:

January 1, 1914
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of Robert Lewis and Alice Elizabeth Campbell, of Bromley, Kent, England. Educated at Berkhamsted School, Herts, England and University of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honor Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of Robert Alexander Rankine Campbell– Torontonensis 1913 (University of Toronto Year Book), pg. 308.  Caption: TRINITY HARRIER TEAMS (Inter-Faculty Champions - 1st and 2nd in Brotherton Cup Race.)
  • Photo of Robert Campbell– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Memorial
  • Inscription
  • Photo of Robert Alexander Rankine Campbell– Robert A.R. Campbell c1915
(from the WWI papers of his UofT friend, Capt. D'Arcy Prendergast RAF)
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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