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Joseph Hector Campbell

In memory of:

Trooper Joseph Hector Campbell

July 31, 1964


Cyprus

Military Service


Service Number:

SF11688

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Dragoons

Citation(s):

Special Service Medal with Peace Bar, Special Service Medal with NATO Bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF), United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Dag Hammarskjöld Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1934
New Waterford, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

January 8, 1954
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of John and Mary Campbell of New Waterford, Nova Scotia. Brother of Raymond, John, Vincent, and Helene Campbell.

Commemorated on Page 123 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DHEKELIA GARRISON BRITISH MILITARY CEMETERY
Cyprus

Grave Reference:

Plot 3, Row AA, Grave 16

Location:

The cemetery is located in Dhekelia, Cyprus. There are graves for nine Canadians who served with the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) and who died between 1964 and 1970.

Digital Collection

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  • Captain Dan Zegerac salutes graves– These were taken on July 1, 2004, at the Dhykelia British Garrison Cemetery, where a short ceremony was held to Honour and remember those nine Canadian service men buried there. All nine were part of the UN Peacekeeping missions from 1964 through to 1970.  
Buried at Dhekelia are: Trooper Joseph H. Campbell, Royal Canadian Dragoons, who died July 31, 1964; Lieut. Kenneth E. Edmonds, who died December 25, 1964, aged 44; Rifleman Perry James Hoare, who died August 14, 1965, aged 25; Lance Cpl. Joseph P. Chartier, Canadian Guards, who died March 14, 1966, aged 20; Pte. Joseph P. E. Bernard, The Black Watch, who died July 9, 1966, aged 23; Trooper Lennard Wain Nass, Canadian Hussars, who died September 27, 1966, aged 24; Cpl. O.J. Redmond, Royal Canadian Regiment, who died March 10, 1967, aged 35; Cpl. K.A. Salmon, Canadian Army Provost Corps, who died on September 27, 1967, aged 31; Pte. T.A. Lerue, who died February 9, 1970, aged 19.
  • Reverend Richard Hull & Captain Dan Zegarac
  • Captain Dan Zegarac planting the Canadian Flag
  • Gravemarker and the Canadian Flag
  • Piper
  • Grave marker
  • Camp Borden War Memorial
  • Inscription
  • In Remembrance
  • Trooper Joseph Hector Campbell– Trooper Joseph Hector Campbell in service uniform.

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