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Alexander Hutton Campbell

 

Stoker 1c, V12837, RCNVR

 

Born:  31 Mar 1920, Cowie, Bannockburn, Scotland          Died: 24 Nov 1944 at sea

 

CAMPBELL, Alexander Hutton, Sto 1c, V12837, RCNVR, MPK - 24 Nov 1944, HMCS SHAWINIGAN - son of Joseph and Charlotte Campbell, New Westminster, BC.

 

Before enlisting he attended the Highlands school and was employed at the C. Woodward Ltd. store. His parents were residents of Edmonton for 23 years.

 

Book of Remembrance entry

 

Ships served in:

RCNVR DIVISION EDMONTON

HMCS NONSUCH

HMCS YORK

HMCS DUNDAS - Served in Dundas 09 Jun 1942 - 11 Jul 1942 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR

HMCS QUATSINO - Served in Quatsino 04 Sep 1942 - 07 Dec 1942 as a Sto 2c & Sto 1c, RCNVR

HMCS GIVENCHY - Served in Givenchy in 1943 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR

HMCS PRINCE DAVID - Served in Prince David 14 Feb 1943 - 07 Mar 1943 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR

HMCS SHAWINIGAN - Drafted to Shawinigan 07 Mar 1944

 

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(1) Certificate of Service  (2) Training and Active Service record  (3-4) Service Summary  (5) Report of Death  (6) Letter to Sto Campbell's father informing him his son is missing following the sinking of HMCS Shawinigan.  (7) Letter to Sto Campbell's father informing him his son is missing, presumed dead  (8) Article on the death of Sto Campbell (courtesy of Operation Picture Me)

 

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