Nursing Sister Christina Campbell

Born on August 17th, 1877 in Beauly Inverness, Scotland

Height : 5′ 7″ Weight : 137 lbs.         Religion : Roman Catholic

Enlisted on September 16th, 1915 in London, England.

Taken on strength at the 2nd Canadian General Hospital on October 1st, 1915.

Proceeded to the 5th Canadian General Hospital in the Mediterranean sea.

Suffered from neurasthenia on June 26th, 1916.

Report from a medical board

June 6th, 1916 : insomnia – 3 months leave

July 7th, 1916 : insomnia – 6 weeks leave

Disembarked in Malta on June 12th, 1916.

Posted on the Llandovery Castle (Hospital ship) May 22nd, 1918.

Drowned in the sinking of the Llandovery Castle on June 27th,1918 at the age of 40.

Medals (1914-15 Star, British War medal, Victory medal) and Memorial Plaque and Scroll sent to her brother Angus Campbell 1008-1010 Government street Victoria, British Columbia

Memorial Cross : no one entitled

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  • Chris Panton  On 2010/06/11 at 04:10

    Am researching this Nursing Sister. Any further information about her is requested.

  • Medic  On 2010/06/11 at 18:01

    All the information I have on her is on this website, if you get her WW1 file from the National Archives in Ottawa you could find more or you do have the option to look at the war diaries of unit in which she served

  • Ann  On 2015/06/24 at 04:02

    I am remembering the nurses, the other CAMC members and crew of the Llandovery Castle on the UK Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War site. I share your view that their sacrifice should be remembered and commemorated. Is it OK if I attach your photos to her story?

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