CAMPBELL, Lewis Edgar
(Service number 2/2594)

First Rank Bombardier Last Rank Bombardier


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Sheep farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin William Campbell (brother), Christchurch Meat Co, Christchurch
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements NZ Field Artillery
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Field Artillery

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 11 October 1917 Age
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference M. 18
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Lewis Edgar Campbell was the son of John Robert Campbell of Southbridge, Canterbury, NZ. Lewis became a farmer in Motu, Gisborne. He married Marthanna Price in 1911 and in 1913 they had their first child, Margaret who unfortunately died aged only six days. Sadly his wife died shortly after on 6 April 1913. Both Little Margaret and wife Marthanna Campbell are buried in the Makaraka Cemetery in Gisborne.


Cenotaph Nov 2013

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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