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H/35434   Lance Corporal Samuel Campbell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 14/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: South Saskatchewan Regiment (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 08/03/1905
Died: 19/08/1942 (Killed in Action)
Age: 37
Summary      
Samuel Campbell was the son of James and Sarah Campbell. He was one of nine children all born in the Brookeborough - Fivemiletown area. His father was a farmer. After leaving school Sam joined the Post Office, becoming a telegram delivery boy in Fivemiletown. He later emigrated to Canada. Samuel Campbell served with the he South Saskatchewan Regiment, part of the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps (R.C.I.C.) during World War Two. Lance Corporal Samuel Campbell was serving in Europe when he was killed in action at the Dieppe debacle on 19th August 1942.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery
  Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, 4
Grave Ref: Grave B-33
CWGC Casualty 2316921
Summary      
From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a CWGC sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WWII Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 100
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Campbell family Lists the family at house 2 in Tullyweel, Cross, Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists Campbell family Lists Sam as age 7, living with the family at house 2 in Cran, Cross, Fermanagh
3 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of L/Corporal Samuel Campbell including photos
4 FindAGrave.com Photo of L/Corporal Samuel Campbell
5 Gimli War Memorial Listed on Gimli War Memorial
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of L/Corporal Samuel Campbell's gravestone can be purchased here
7 Wikipedia - Dieppe Raid Details of the failed Dieppe Raid
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020