CAMPBELL, Peter Duncan
(Service number 6/3646)

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Date 8 June 1877 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Fairview
Occupation Engineer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs C. CAMPBELL (mother), King Street, Temuak
Religion Non-Conformist
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 8 January 1916
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date June 6, 1919 Reason Termination of period of engagement

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Date 31 December 1946 Age 68 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Peter Duncan CAMPBELL was born on 8 June 1877 at Pleasant Point, the older son of Mr and Mrs Colin CAMPBELL of Temuka. He was serving with the Transport Service in France when his only brother Donald died of enteritis in June 1916. He transferred from Lismore School to Woodbury in June 1890. At the time of enlisting Peter was working as an engineer at Fairview, an occupation which he resumed when he returned to New Zealand.


Cenotaph Database [03 July 2015]; Timaru Herald, 6 July 1916 (Papers Past) [03 July 2015]

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