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John Darrach CAMPBELL

Male 1886 - 1916  (30 years)


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  • Name John Darrach CAMPBELL  [1
    Born 9 Apr 1886  Nine Mile Creek, Lot 65, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 2 Oct 1888  Cornwall, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John CAMPBELL, born 9 April 1885 at Nine Mile Creek; baptised 2 October 1888, son of Roderick CAMPBELL and Euphemia DARRACH. United Church in Cornwall.
    Gender Male 
    Commemoration Vimy Memorial, Vimy, Arras, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In Memory of / Private JOHN CAMPBELL / 69131, 26th Bn., Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment) / who died age 33/ on 30 September 1916 / Son of Rodrick and Ephemia Darrah Campbell. / Remembered with honour/ VIMY MEMORIAL.
    Military Service 1914  [4
    • He served in the military. He signed his Attestation Paper for the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force on 7 November 1914. He appeared as John CAMPBELL, born Nine Mile Creek, Lot 65, P.E.I., Presbyterian; son of Roderick CAMPBELL; born 8 April 1886, occupation seaman, single; has served in 82nd regiment for two seasons. Signed John CAMPBELL. On 16 November 1914 he was declared fit to serve in the Expeditionary Force. He was described as 28 years, 7 months, 5ft. 10 in. tall, dark complexion, light brown eyes and black hair. [His birth date differs by one day from his baptismal record.]
    Died 30 Sep 1916  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Injuries related to World War 1 
    Person ID I1726  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2010 

    Father Roderick CAMPBELL,   b. 18 Oct 1855, Crapaud, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1921, Nine Mile Creek, Lot 65, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Euphemia "Effie" DARRACH,   b. 20 Sep 1860, Nine Mile Creek, Lot 65, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1918, Cross Lake, Timiskaming, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1882  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Married: Euphemia DARRACH on 23 Oct 1882 in Zion Presbyterian Church, Charlottetown. Witnesses Neil CAMPBELL and Maggie CAMPBELL. Married by Rev. John McLeod. Marriage licence dated 6 Oct. 1882. [Witnesses were Roderick's brother and sister.] [5]
    Address 1901  Lot 65, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address 1911  Nine Mile Creek, Lot 65, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F453  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    CAMPBELL
    CAMPBELL

    In Memory of
    PRIVATE JOHN CAMPBELL
    69131, 26th Bn., Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)
    who died age 33
    on 30 September 1916
    Son of Rodrick and Ephemia Darrah Campbell
    Remembered with honour
    VIMY MEMORIAL


  • Sources 
    1. [S415] Darrach_ A Genealogy of the 1806 P.E.I. Darrach's, Angus William Beck.

    2. [S372] Index: P.E.I. Baptismal Index, Government of P.E.I., (http://www.gov.pe.ca/; transcribed records.).

    3. [S28] Website: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org).

    4. [S121] Attestation Paper, Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force, (original images online at Canadian Archives.).

    5. [S676] Personal communication.

    6. [S53] Census of Canada, 1901, (31 March 1901).

    7. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).


  

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