|1. Memorial:||Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery|
|2. Book:||The Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918|
Awards & Titles:
|Mentioned in Despatches |
Family :Henry “Harry” Davies Campbell was born on 31 July 1879 in Pendelton, Lancashire, England. He is the son of Alexander E. Campbell and Janet Davies, and the sister of Jane Campbell of Perth, Ontario. In 1907, he was a Sergeant with The Royal Canadian Regiment in Halifax. In 1911, he was living at Wellington Barracks in Halifax, Nova Scotia with his family. He was married in Halifax to Sarah Jane Railton and she was living at 160, Rue des Stignates and 13 Ave Des Franciscans, Quebec City, Quebec.
His children are: Mary Campbell born April 1906. Ivy Campbell born January 1908. Major Alexander Railton Campbell born March 1910, he died while serving with The Hasting and Prince Edward Regiment in Italy, 1943.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit :||24th Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)|
|Action :||France & Flanders|
Previous Service: The Royal Canadian Regiment and 2nd Battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). He was “mentioned in dispatches” on 9 April 1917. He was dangerously wounded on 29 July and died of wounds of 30 July 1917. After his death, his wife lived at 28 Gore Street West, Perth, Ontario.
He previously served in the South African Campaign and was awarded the Queen’s South African Medal and the King’s South African Medal. For his part in the Great War he was awarded the 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal with one Mentioned in Dispatches.
France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Royal Standard No. 398 E.C.||Montreal & Halifax|
9th May 1911
13th June 1911
12th December 1911
In Royal Standard Lodge, he was: Initiated on 9 May 1911; Passed on 13 June 1911; and Raised on 12 December 1911.
The names of those brethren who fell are taken from the monument formerly located in the foyer of the Masonic Hall on Barrington Street, which now resides in the banquet room of the Masonic Hall on Coronation Avenue in Halifax, NS.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
Document : 1933 - Masonic Roll of Honour - Freemasons' Hall Vestibule - United Grand Lodge of England Researcher : Stephen Smith - Royal Standard Lodge