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Clarence Endsleigh Campbell

Portrait, civilian clothes, standing in garden - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, civilian clothes, standing in garden - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence Endsleigh AWMM
  • Surname
    Campbell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22770 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 February 1893 AWMM Havelock NorthHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 February 1916 AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hugh Campbell (father), Breadalbane, Havelock North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 May 1916 AWMM Unknown Marital Status AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 8 February 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      162 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark brown AWMM
    • Remarks, Unknown Period AWMM
      No health problems apart from teeth needing attention AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • First son of Hannah Campbell (nee Allott), second wife of Hugh Campbell.

    Enlisted as Private 8 February 1916, promoted to Lance Corporal on 14 April 1916, then promoted to Corporal 23 May 1916.

    After arrival in England, disembarked for Sling Camp 27 July 1916. Posted to B Company, 5th Reserve, as Rifleman. Left Sling Camp 12 August 1916 to France, arriving the next day, and was posted to C Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd NZRB.

    The New Zealand infantry entered the Battle of the Somme 11 September 1916, when their division took over the line between Delville Wood and High Wood. They took part in the Battle of Flers-Courcelette, the Fourth Army attack towards Baupaume from 15 September to 22 September 1916. (From notes compiled by J.A. Campbell, 1997.) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 April 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 February 2020AllanRotoruaResearcher
04 February 2015NormHavelock North, N.Z.Researcher

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