CAMPBELL, ROBERT ROY

Birthdate
Birthplace
Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Age
21
Parents
Son of Reverend Harvey Binkley and Grace Grant Campbell of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Religion
United Church
Occupation
Student
Service number
J/22573
Engagement
1941-12-13, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Overseas
1942-12-12, United Kingdom
Date of death
1944-04-13
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Regiment (Fallen buddies)
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 4 | Row AA | Grave 1

"THE LOVE OF GOD AND THE PEACE OF GOD BE WITH HIM FOR EVERMORE"

Military grave
Additional info

Service number before becoming an Officer R/142469.

On the night of 12th/13th May 1944, Lancaster KB713 VR-X, took off to attack Louvain (Leuven), Belgium. Nothing further was heard from this aircraft and its failure to return to base is presumed to be due to enemy action. This aircraft was airborne at 2200 hrs and its estimated time of return is 0240 hrs. The names of the missing crew are as follows:

Flying Officer Robert Roy CAMPBELL J/22573 (Navigator) Royal Canadian Air Force. 
Sergeant John Robert CARRUTHERS 1590317 (Flight Engineer) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Pilot Officer Peter DEWAR J/88395 (Air Bomber) Royal Canadian Air Force.
Pilot Officer Burdel Frank EDWARDS J/24243 (Pilot) Royal Canadian Air Force.
Pilot Officer Harold Engma ODDAN J/38163 (Rear Air Gunner) Royal Canadian Air Force.
Pilot Officer Roy Stanley SMITH J/89610 (Wireless Operator) Royal Canadian Air Force. (Koksijde, Belgium)
Pilot Officer Joseph Alexander WEBBER J/38164 (Air Gunner) Royal Canadian Air Force. 

1 Brother in the Army overseas. Pilot Officer Alexander Grant (J/85824) Navigator 576 (R.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force. Killed in action on April 11, 1944. Now buried at Cambrai Communal Cemetery, France (Plot 1, Row A, Grave 14).

Lancaster I – LL830 UL-R2 took off for a mission to Aulnoye-Aymeries, France. Entire crew was killed.

Flight Lieutenant Frank Sharpe BARNSDALE 155493 (Pilot) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Pilot Officer Alexander Grant CAMPBELL J/85824 (Navigator) Royal Canadian Air Force.
Sergeant Clifford CLAMP 1509139 (Air Gunner) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Flight Sergeant Ernest Charles EDWARDS 1321526 (Air Bomber) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Sergeant Grenville Malcombe MORRIS 1583482 (Air Gunner) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Sergeant James TORODE 1253971 (Flight Engineer) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Sergeant Kevin Joseph WILLETT 1575690 (Wireless Operator) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

CAMPBELL, ROBERT ROY 419 Squadron RCAF
Robert Roy
CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER GRANT 576 (RAF) Squadron
Twinbrother Alexander Grant