CAMPBELL, HECTOR

Birthdate
Birthplace
Dalmuir, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Age
30
Parents
Son of Donald and Mary Campbell of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Presbyterian
Occupation
Sales Clerk
Service number
B/64140
Engagement
1940-06-20
Disembarked
1944-06-06, France D-DAY
Date of death
1944-10-17
Died
Killed in action, Netherlands
Force
Rank
Awards
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.
Plot 2 | Row D | Grave 8

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"

Military grave
Additional info

Qualified Driver Mechanic Group "C" July 17, 1941.

Cpl Campbell was killed when the WASP (flame throwing carrier) he was in hit a mine in the attack on IJzendijke, Zeeuws Vlaanderen, Netherlands.

Had a brother Allan Campbell (R.C.C.S). He survived the war. 

CAMPBELL, HECTOR
SOURCE: VETERANS AFFAIRS CANADA
CAMPBELL, HECTOR - Queen's Own Rifles
Hector (left, ground) sitting in front of a WASP in France. July 29, 1944.

 

Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.
Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.