CVWM Page: Son of Mary S. Campbell, of Wateresk Schoolhouse, Kirriemuir, Scotland, and Malcolm Campbell.
CAMPBEL, MALCOM JAMES, Private No. 53323, 18th Battn. Canadian Expeditionary Force, 2nd [son] o the late Malcom Campbell, of Lismore, co. Argyle, by his wife, Mary (Blackwater School House. Dykends, by Alyth, co. Perth), dau. of George M. Forrester of Tayport; b. Tayport, co. Fife, 4 Aug. 1984; educ. at Tayport; emigrated to Canada in Oct. 1912, and after the outbreak of the war enlisted at Kingsville in Nov. 1914. After going through a course of training at London, Ontario, he came to England in May, 1915, and was in camp at Sandling, Kent, till Sept., when the battn. went to the Western Front. Private Campbell was killed in action near Ypres, 12 Ot. 1915; unm. The Chaplain wrote that he “had indeed proved himself a very faithful soldier,” and had “done his part always well.” He is buried in Ridgewood Cemetery, Dickecusch, wouth-west of Ypres, Belgium.