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CAMPBELL, George William. Dvr 120719 65th Small Arms Ammo Col, RFA.

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The following was taken from the Yorkshire Regiment website

Died of pneumonia 30 Dec 1918 aged 24. Son of George Archibald Campbell, Manager of the Yarm Branch of the Coop and Chairman of the Parish Council, and his wife Mary Ann, both of Riversdale, Bridge St, Yarm. Mr Adamson of the Parish Council moved a vote of sympathy and condolence be sent to Mr & Mrs Campbell and daughters on the loss of their dear son who died for his King and country and “the vote was carried in silence.” Mikra British Cem, Salonika, Greece – 1044. [Joseph Dawson also died at the same time and place]

He was born in 1895 to George and Mary and in 1901 lived with his two sisters Lilian and Dorothy and servant Martha Whitehead in Lower Church Wynd. By 1911 the family had moved to Bridge Street and William was working as a servant at Red Hall farm, Castle Levington.

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Yarm 1914 Research ________________

The Yarm 1914 Commemoration Group is carrying out research on the soldiers listed. We are finding where they lived in Yarm and will represent the findings in a wall of poppies presentation. More details will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and this web site. If you have any information please contact us. Left click on the picture below.