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Captain Edith Campbell

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Campbell, Edith
Date of birth: 1871-12-12
Place of birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Next of kin: Evelyn Stewart Clouston, Sister, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Nurse
Occupation (normalized): Professional Nurse, General
Gender: female
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1951-02-22

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: NA
Rank detail
  1. Captain, No. 1 Canadian General Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
  2. Captain, Canadian Red Cross Special Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
  3. Captain, Duchess of Connaught Canadian Red Cross Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Awards

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List - 2nd Mention
Date of citation: 1915-06-22
Source: London Gazette Canadian Gazette 17 July 1915 p.150

Royal Red Cross
Date of citation: 1915-06-23
Source: London Gazette Canadian Gazette 17 July, 1915 P.151

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List
Date of citation: 1917-12-28
Source: London Gazette Canadian Gazette 26 Jan. 1919 p.2499

Military Medal
Description: For gallantry and devotion to duty during an enemy air raid. Regardless of personal danger she attended to the wounded sisters and by her personal example inspired the sisters under her charge.

Date of citation: 1918-09-24
Source: London Gazette Canadian Gazette 9 Nov. 1918 P.1607
Comment: London Gazette link 

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 84352
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B1429-S052
Uploader's Notes: The British Journal of Nursing, published October 24, 1914, page 325: "The following contingent of nurses have arrived in England from Canada by H.M.T. Franconia for service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and are at present the guests of St. Thomas' Hospital." NURSING SISTERS NO. 1 GENERAL HOSPITAL. Sister: Edith Campbell See above link to view the full article with list
Uploader's Research notes: The British Journal of Nursing, published October 24, 1914, page 325: "The following contingent of nurses have arrived in England from Canada by H.M.T. Franconia for service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and are at present the guests of St. Thomas' Hospital." NURSING SISTERS NO. 1 GENERAL HOSPITAL. Sister: Edith Campbell See above link to view the full article with list

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2006-05-27
Last modified: 2021-12-12