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19860   Private Samuel J Campbell
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 09/10/1891
Died: 02/01/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 25
Samuel J Campbell was the son of John and Mary Campbell. He was born on 9th October 1891 in Toberhead, Castledawson, County Londonderry. Samuel was one of thirteen children. Samuel worked on his fatherís farm. Samuel Campbell left the family farm to enlist at Finner Camp, County Donegal. Private Samuel Campbell was serving with the 10th Battalion (attached to the 109th Infantry Brigade) of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on 2nd January 1917. He was 25 years old. Private Samuel Campbell is buried Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension in Nord, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension
  Bailleul, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave III-A-141
CWGC Casualty 198672
Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 Kms south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the Communal Cemetery Extension is at the bottom end.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Castledawson WW1 Memorial - Panel 1 Castledawson
2 Castledawson L.O.L. 96 - Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Castledawson
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWI 17
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1 1901 Census lists Campbell family 1901 census lists Samuel J as age 8 living with family at house 45 in Toberhead, Desertmartin, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Campbell family 1911 census lists Samuel J as age 18 living with family at house 38 in Toberhead, Desertmartin, Londonderry
3 Photo of Private Samuel J Campbell's grave
4 Castledawson War Dead Details of Private Samuel J Campbell including photos
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Samuel J Campbell's grave can be purchased here
7 WW1 Soldiers Remembrance Details of Private Samuel J Campbell
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023