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Christina Campbell

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  • Service number
    22/311 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Inter War Sister AWMM
    New Zealand Army Nursing Service AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Christina AWMM
  • Surname
    Campbell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22/311 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    8 November 1877 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Parnell, Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Nurse AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 Jan 1916 Roslyn, Rendel Place, Eden Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Elsie Campbell (sister), "Roslyn", Rendel Place, Eden Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 Jan 1916 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22/311 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 January 1916 AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 38 AWMM

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      105 pounds AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark brown AWMM
    • Chest, Unknown Period AWMM
      30 inches (min), 32.5 inches (max) AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Good teeth AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMM
      a dark mole 1/8 inch, right side of forehead (at root of hair) AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Generalised toxaemia, carcinoma pancreas with metastases in liver, omentum and glands AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 1 February 1920 AWMM
    Sister AWMM
    New Zealand Army Nursing Service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Daughter of Christina and George Campbell.

    Two daughters, sisters, Christina Campbell (22/311) and Margaret Campbell (22/316) served in WW1.

    An unidentified obituary in an Auckland Library Scrapbook reads: "Miss Christina Campbell, Work in Great War". Though the death of Miss Christina Campbell which occurred in Auckland last Wednesday, the nursing profession suffered a severe loss. Miss Campbell who received her general training at Thames Hospital served for over three years in the Great War, in England and France with the New Zealand Army Nursing Service. On her return, she undertook further specialised training and for some years past was on the staff of the Child Welfare Department, being due to retire shortly. Prior to the internment at Hillsborough Cemetery on Friday afternoon , a service was held at St. David's Church, Khyber Pass, where over forty members of the Returned Army Nursing Sisters Association formed a guard of honour as the cortege left the church. Miss Campbell had a wide circle of friends throughout the North Island by whom she was held in great esteem.

    Miss Campbell is survived by her sister Miss Elsie Campbell, who has been long associated with Sister Esther in social work in Auckland."

    Service number on her headstone is incorrectly recorded as 22/315 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    61 AWMM
  • Date of death
    19 April 1939 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Hillsborough Cemetery, Hillsborough Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Area 8, Block B, Lot 61, Row 22, Plot 315 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    New Zealand Returned Army Nursing Sisters Association (Auckland) honours board, RSA Onehunga, Auckland AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 26 April 1939 AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      15: 2 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 26 April 1939 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM