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Kenneth Neil Campbell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Neil AWMM
  • Surname
    Campbell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    FX84614 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Neil W. Campbell (father), Armadale Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    FX84614 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed during an air raid AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Neil William and Mary Faith Campbell of Auckland

      Kenneth N. Campbell was educated at Auckland Grammar School and Auckland Training College.

      He joined the Fleet Air Arm circa 1938-1939, and was teaching in Cambridge in New Zealand when he was called up for overseas service. He was aged 19 at the time and needed his mother’s permission to take up service.

      Kenneth was killed a year later on Thursday 17th April 1941, during an air raid over London while he was posted to the Naval Base near Gillingham, and is buried at the Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery, Kent, United Kingdom. AWMM
    • His father, Neil William CAMPBELL (10/3212), served with NZEF during WW1. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gillingham (Woodlands Road) Cemetery, Kent, England AWMM Naval Reservation. Grave 1292. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, St Luke's, 130 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Hamilton War Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (2008). vol. 3. p.120 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1941. portrait AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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