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19422   Rifleman Frank Campbell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 15th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 09/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Summary      
Francis Campbell was the son of Hugh and Mary Campbell (nee Haugh). Francis was born in Stewartstown about 1893. The family moved to Laganvale Street in Belfast. Francis was a general labourer. His mother was a widow. Rifleman Frank Campbell was serving with the 15th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action in France on 9th April 1918. Frank’s brother, Rifleman Charles Campbell (14160), served with the Royal Irish Rifles and also died in the war.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cement House Cemetery
  Langemark, West-Vlaanderen, 2
Grave Ref: Grave XI-A-27
CWGC Casualty 97443
Summary      
Cement House cemetery is located in Langemark which is located north of the town of Ieper off the N313. From the Markt take the Korte Ieperstraat, at the end turn right into Boezingestraat, past the first turning on the left and the cemetery is 100 metres on the left hand side.
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1 1901 Census lists Campbell family Lists Francis as age 8 living with the family at house 32 in Sherrugrim, Stewartstown, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Campbell family Lists Francis as age 19 living with the family at house 9 in Laganvale Street, Cromac, Antrim
3 Find A Grave Photo of Frank Campbell's gravestone
4 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Frank Campbell, born Dungannon
5 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Frank Campbell
6 Rifleman Charles Campbell Brother of Rifleman Frank Campbell on Cookstown War Dead
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Frank Campbell's gravestone can be purchased here