Alexander Findlay Campbell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Training Squadron, Netherhaven
  • Place of Death: Netheravon, Wiltshire
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 22.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Barnhill Cemetery, Broughty Ferry
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: O.4.93.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1899
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: West Pitkerro Farm, Kingennie
  • Occupation: North of Scotland Bank, Albert Sq, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Adamson Lawson Campbell

  • Father:

    David Campbell, West Bankhead, Monikie

  • Siblings:

    David & Mary

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Findlay Campbell

Apparently Alexanders death was due to a flying accident  during a solo flight when his engine stalled causing him to crash. He was the brother of Pte David Campbell, 859900, 43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry who died of wounds at No8 Canadian Field Ambulance 27.10.1917. Alexander was killed whilst piloting a Maurice Farman MF11 Shorthorn B1994.

Alexander was a pupil of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry and is remembered on the school Roll of Honour.

Information kindly supplied by Andrew Boyd, additional information and photo kindly supplied by Ian Watson

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