Albert Joseph Campkin

Name

Albert Joseph Campkin

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

18/04/1918
33

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
268093
Hertfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
XXVII. G. 6.
Belgium

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
All Saints Church Memorial, Hertford
Christchurch Memorial, Ware

Pre War

Born in 1884 in 8 Blue Coat Yard, Ware, Hertfordshire and baptised in Christchurch, Ware on 28 Sep 1884 son of John and Charlotte Louisa (Hulls) Campkin and living as a lodger in The George Inn, Amwell End, Ware as a malt worker in 1911.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Bedford formerly 7998 Private Hertfordshire Regiment and died of wounds probably in one of the several hospitals in Lijssenthoek.

Additional Information

Brother of Private Alfred Campkin who was killed in action on 12 Oct 1917 in Belgium and of Private Edward Campkin who died in France on 23 Aug 1918 who are also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox