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Colin Whitton Campbell

Colin Whitton Campbell

Male 1918 - 1944  (26 years)

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  • Name Colin Whitton Campbell 
    Born 1918  Dull, Perth Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Sep 1944  On Military Service, Singapore Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20982  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father ? Campbell,   b. Abt 1890 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother A R ?,   b. Abt 1890 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Name :- Campbell, Colin Whitton

      Nationality :- UK

      Age :- 26

      Rank :- Signalman

      Number :- 2695219

      Medal :-

      Service :- Army

      Regiment / ship :- 3rd Indian Div. Sigs., Royal Corps of Signals

      Date of death :- 21st. September 1944 (presumed)

      Cemetery / Memorial :- Singapore Memorial

      Area of cemetery / memorial :- Column 43

      Family information :- Son of Mrs. A. R. Campbell, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

      Extra information :- He was on the Japanese transport ship "Hofuku Maru" which was carrying prisoners of war from No.2 P.O.W. camp in Thailand to Japan. It was sunk by an American aircraft carrier at the mouth of Manila Bay.

      Colin had been captured in the fall of Singapore in February 1942.