Private Albert Campbell

Private Albert Campbell served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps during WW1. He is entitled to the 1914-15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. As casualty of war his mother received the Memorial Cross, Memorial Plaque and the Memorial Scroll. His enlistment number was 02527

Born on February 8th, 1878 in Manchester, England
Trade : painter        Religion : Church of England    Status : married

Height : 5′ 7″       Weight : 135 lbs.     Eyes : blue      Hair : brown
Name of his wife : Sarah Ann Campbell                  Address : 616 Workman street Montreal, Quebec

June 30th, 1915 : Enlisted in the 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance in Montreal, Quebec

October 5th : Arrived in England on board the SS Corsican. Taken on strength at Shorncliffe hospital. Transferred to the 4th Canadian General Hospital on October 8th.

November 5th : Embarked for Alexandria on H.S. Carisbroke Castle. Disembarked in Salonika on November 11th.

April 28th, 1916 : Admitted to the 4th Canadian General Hospital in Salonica (Eczema). Returned back to duty on May 12th.
March 28th : Signed his testament. He gave everything to his wife
May 12th : Admitted to the 4th Canadian General Hospital. Discharged to duty on June 17th.

June 29th : Received the Good Conduct badge.

August 5th : Admitted to the 4th Canadian General Hospital (Puroxia of unknown origin). Discharged on August 16th.
September 9th : Arrived in Basingstoke, England

September 20th : He died at 9:00 p.m. from a pulmonary oedema (cardiac asthma) at the 2nd Eastern General Hospital in Brighton. Buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery Lancashire, United Kingdom Lot S. 115

His medals, Memorial Cross, Memorial Plaque and Memorial Scroll were sent to his wife at 88 Marin ave, Montreal, Quebec.

If you know the whereabouts of his Memorial Plaque and Memorial Scroll, please let me know since they have been separated from his medals.

If you know more information on this gentleman, please leave me message so I can add it to his small biography.

Private Albert Campbell gravestone


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