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RODERICK HECTOR CAMPBELL

CAMPBELL, RODERICK HECTOR

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  32136

UNIT:    8th COMPANY, 2nd OTAGO REGIMENT

BORN:       15/04/1896      -     NAPIER, N.Z.     

DIED:     24/11/1917        KILLED IN ACTION    
         
PLACE:    IN THE FIELD, PASSCHENDAELE, BELGIUM    
    
SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mrs Annie CAMPBELL (mother)

SIBLINGS:   Murdoch CAMPBELL (brother), 32140 also killed in WW1        

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs A. CAMPBELL (mother), 16 Carlyle St, NAPIER

OCCUPATION:  GROCER

EMPLOYER:   J.B. ANDREW, NAPIER

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  16 CARLYLE ST, NAPIER  

HEIGHT:   5’ 7”        WEIGHT:    150lb.        CHEST:   30½”

COMP:   FAIR    EYES:   GREY/BLUE        HAIR:  LIGHT BROWN   
    
EDUCATION:    4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY (N.Z. Memorial)
    POLYGON WOOD, ZONNEBEKE, WEST-VLAANDEREN, BELGIUM                                   
    

ENLISTED:                       DATE:   25/07/1916  

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:   19th          

MILITARY RECORD:
25/07/1916.  POSTED ‘F’ COMPANY, 19th REINFORCEMENT.
29/09/1916.  INSOLENCE TO AN OFFICER ON PARADE, TAUHERENIKAU,
(72 HOURS DETENTION).
13/11/1916.  OVERSTAYED LEAVE TRENTHAM (3 DAYS CONFINED TO
BARRACKS).
15/11/1916.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON HMNZT No.68 ‘MAUNGANUI’.
21/11/1916.  ABOARD HMNZT No.68, (3 DAYS CONFINED TO QUARTERS).
26/12/1916.  ABOARD HMNZT No.68, (96 HOURS DETENTION).
29/01/1917.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
29/01/1917.  MARCHED IN ‘SLING’, POSTED 2nd COY, 3rd RESERVE BATTALION,
OTAGO REGIMENT.
01/03/1917.  PROCEEDED OVERSEAS (FRANCE).
03/03/1917.  MARCHED INTO CAMP, ETAPLES..
30/03/1917.  POSTED 8th COY, 2nd BATTALION, OTAGO REGIMENT.
08/06/1917.  ADMITTED No.1 N.Z. FIELD AMBULANCE, ROUEN (WOUNDED).
12/06/1917.  REJOINED UNIT.
24/11/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD, YPRES, BELGIUM.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.