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Ewen Donald Campbell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ewen Donald AWMM
  • Surname
    Campbell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/2060 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 May 1891 AWMM LawrenceOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Duncan Campbell (father), Fortrose, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/2060 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
    WW1 17 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      14 April 1917, slightly wounded whilst in the Messines area. Spent a few days in hospital. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      In February 1918, in the Ypres area, Ewen Campbell contracted dermatitis to his left leg and he was evacuated to England. He initially went to Walton-on-Thames, from there he transferred temporarily to Hornchurch Convalescent Depot and then to Codford, on Salisbury Plain.(Church, p.129) AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Tuberculosis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ewen Campbell spent a week in Egypt before leaving Alexandria on board the 'Caledonia, bound for Marseilles.

    Ewen Campbell was admitted to No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst on 24 July 1918, with tuberculosis of the lung. He died as a result of this disease in October. (Church, p.129) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 4, Grave 20 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Invercargill Cenotaph, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Fortrose War Memorial, Fortrose School AWMM

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  • May you and your brother half brother Duncan find everlasting peace...
    Public - Keith - Other relative - 19 January 2020
  • I am the daughter of your half brother Duncan visting with daughter Natalie from Australia. May you rest in peace we are forever greatful.
    Public - Celia - Other relative - 28 October 2016
  • My Father was Duncan, your half brother who served in WW2. You are not forgotten, and occupy a place of honour alongside my Father in our home.
    Public - Keith - Other Relative - 11 September 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Church, C. (2002). New Zealand graves at Brockenhurst : 93 New Zealand soldiers remembered from World War One. Hampshire, England: Author. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      28: 25 AWMM
    • Macintosh, J. (1975). A history of Fortrose : Toe Toes riding the Toi Tois. Invercargill, N.Z.: Times Printing Service. AWMM
      Macintosh, Joan, 'A History of Fortrose', Times Printing Service , Invercargill- Pages 134, 136, 163, 20 1, 317 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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19 January 2020KeithAuckland New ZealandOther relative
28 October 2016CeliaGold Coast, AustraliaOther relative
11 September 2015KeithAuckland, NZOther Relative
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