1875 - 1950 (75 years)
||David Lindsay Campbell |
|Eby ID Number
||6 Jan 1950
||London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada 
||9 Jan 1950
||Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||22 Jul 2021 |
- David L. Campbell
PRESTON, Jan. 7 — David Lindsay Campbell, 75, veteran of the Boer and First World Wars and well-know Preston resident for many years, died yesterday in Westminster Hospital, London. Seriously ill more than a year, Mr. Campbell had been in hospital the past 14 months. Born in Northern Ireland, Mr. Campbell served 20 years with the Imperial Army, and with the Royal Irish Rifles in the Boer War. He came to Canada, directly to Preston, in 1911. He enlisted with the 18th Battalion in the First World War, going overseas in 1915 and remaining for the duration of the war. On his return, he was employed for 20 years as caretaker of the Preston post office, until his retirement 10 years ago. A member of St. John's Anglican Church, Mr. Campbell, who was familiarly known as Sgt.- Mjr., a rank which he held in the army, was a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge. Surviving are his wife, Martha Brown; a daughter, Mrs. Edmund (Margaret) Kirshner, at home; one son, David F. Campbell, Preston; one sister, Mrs. Sarah McLean of Belfast, Ireland; two brothers, James, in Scotland and Robert, in Belfast, Ireland. Two grandchildren also survive. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, Preston. Funeral will be held Monday, 2 p.m. Rev. R. T. Appleyard will officiate. Interment will be in Park Lawn cemetery, Preston.
Kitchener-Waterloo Record 7 Jan 1950 pg 5
- [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
53002 C.S.M./ David Campbell/ 18th Battn. C.E.F./ 6th Jan. 1950/ Rest In Peace./ [Legion Plaque].