1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Campbell

Contributed by: Caroline Simmonds, on 2008-11-09

William Henry Campbell
Rank
First Name William
Surname Campbell
Year of Birth 1888
Year of Death 1918
Regiment Royal Marine Light Infantry
Place of Wartime Residence Belfast, Antrim

William's Story

William Henry Campbell who was my great uncle, was in the Royal Marine Light Infantry and was on board the R.M.L.I.S.S. 'BAYKERRAN' he was drowned in the loss of the ship off Novia Scotia on Wednesday 23rd January 1918. He is commerated in perpetuity by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Other memories

Caroline Simmonds, Belfast 2008-11-09

This was my grandmothers brother and my mother remembers her mother sitting crying holding onto this photograph.

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