11th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth:
27/10/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Robert Thomas Campbell was the son of Robert and Deborah Campbell. He was born on 16th January 1888 at Legane, Aughnacloy. Robertís father was a farmer. By 1911 Robert had emigrated to Canada. Robert enlisted on 6th March 1916. He was a druggistís assistant. He had previously served on the University of Alberta Canadian Officers' Training Corps (COTC). Private Robert Campbell was serving with the Canadian Army Medical Corps when he died of wounds on 27th October 1917 at No 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station. He had received shrapnel wounds to the arms and left thigh.
Nine Elms British Cemetery is located west of Poperinge on the Helleketelweg, a road leading from the N33 Poperinge ring road. From Ieper follow the signs to Poperinge. At the traffic lights at the end of the expressway turn left onto the Poperinge ring road, the Europalaan. Follow the ring road to the roundabout and take the second exit. At the next roundabout take the second exit, follow the ring road and take the first turning on the left, the Helleketelweg. The cemetery is along here on the left.