Campion, Fred

BORN HULL 1888 SON OF SAMUEL GLOVER CAMPION & MARY ANNIE OLIVER, LIVING AT 7 WALLER STREET AND 3 BALFOUR STREET. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN, INCLUDING SIX SONS. THREE DIED IN THE WAR. THE BROTHERS WORKED ON THE HULL DOCKS AND RAILWAYS. A RAILWAY SHUNTER AND PORTER. WORKING AT HULL STATION. HE MARRIED ESTHER MOORES IN 1909. THEY HAD A SON, GEORGE, BORN IN 1909. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A GUNNER, 232636, IN THE ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 21/10/1917, AGED 29. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, ESTHER.
LISTED ON THE ON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS MEMORIAL.
HIS BROTHER, FRED HERBERT CAMPION, RAMC, LIVED AT 115 CONSTABLE STREET, HULL. HIS OTHER BROTHER, PRIVATE, JOSEPH STANLEY CAMPION, 242283, 1/5TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS (TERRITORIALS) WAS KILLED ON 14/11/1916, AGED 20. ANOTHER BROTHER, PRIVATE, WALTER CAMPION, 12TH EASY YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WAS WOUNDED AT SERRE, AND DIED A PRISONER OF WAR , ON 15/11/1916, AGED 24.


First name:
FRED
Military Number:
232636
Rank:
Gunner
Date Died
21/10/1917
Place died:
Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Age:
29
73 , CHOLMLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK