Nursing Sister Christina Campbell

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship)
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
September 16, 1915
Age at Enlistment:
54
Enlisted at:
London, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
Provincial Nurse
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
June 27, 1918
Age at Death:
56
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86
Burial:
Halifax Memorial, Nova Scotia
Plot:
Panel 2.
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
October 23, 1861
Next of Kin:
Angus Campbell, P.O. Box 707, Victoria, British Columbia
Place of Birth:
Fanblair,Kiltarlity,Inverness-shire,
Country of Birth:
Scotland
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference: ^1Box 1424-41
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship)
Awards and Decorations
Notes

Daughter of Alexander and Harriet Macdonald Campbell.
The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.

Other information:

BCNursingHistory.ca

Research Notes
Alexander Campbell married Harriet McDonnell at Glenmorrison of Urquhart,on 11th of January,1848.