CAMPBELL, George Lang Reid

1st World War
Date of Birth
Date Attested
Attested at
Regina, Saskatchewan
Regimental Number
Date of Death
Age at Death
22 years 8 months
Biographical Summary

DIVISIONAL UNIT:        1st Depot Battalion - Saskatchewan Regiment
                                             5th Canadian Infantry Division
                                             15th Reserve Battalion
                                             Canadian Infantry Corps
SERVICE NO:                   3353326
RESIDENCE:                    Lawson – Saskatchewan 
DATE OF BIRTH:            January 22, 1896
                                             Varna – Goderich / Stanley Township – County of Huron - Ontario
DATE OF DEATH:           October 7, 1918                   22 years     8 months     
CEMETERY:                     Bramshott (St. Mary) Churchyard – Bramshott –
                                             Hampshire – England
                                             III     C     16
PARENTS:                         Mr. Donald and Jessie Campbell – Lawson - Saskatchewan
Occupation:                        Farmer                                  Religion:     Presbyterian
Enlistment:                         Regina – Saskatchewan - June 25, 1918 – 1st Depot Battalion – Regiment No. 2
Enlistment Age:                 22 years     5 months

We feel that because of Private Campbell being conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion Saskatchewan Regiment No. 2 Company and then arriving overseas in England on August 15, 1918 that his military service all took place while he was in England.
He was taken on strength while he was at Bramshott - Hampshire by the 15th Reserve Battalion. 
Private Campbell contacted pneumonia and was hospitalized at No. 12 Canadian General Hospital located at Bramshott - Hampshire in England on September 30, 1918. His medical files state that influenza with severe toxity along with back and leg pains, sore eyes, sore throat began 8 days earlier on approximately September 22nd.
On October 4th it was reported that he was having much difficulty breathing and that by October 5th he was delirious.
Private Campbell died at 6:05 am on the morning of October 7, 1918.