Edward Reuben Campkin

Name

Edward Reuben Campkin

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

23/08/1918
25

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
266739
Hertfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BUCQUOY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
B. 15.
France

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
All Saints Church Memorial, Hertford
Hertford Grammar Memorial - now Richard Hale School, Hertford
Christchurch Memorial, Ware

Pre War

Born in 1893 in Ware son of John and Charlotte Louisa Campkin (nee Hulls) later of 19 Kibes Lane, Ware and was living in 8 Blue Coat Yard, Ware in 1891 and was living with his parents in the Sluice House, King’s Weir, Wormley in 1911 and working as a farm labourer.

Enlisted at Hertford.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Hertford formerly 5218 Private and was killed in action during the second Battle of the Somme.

Additional Information

Brother of Private Albert Joseph Campkin who died of wounds on 18 Aug 1918 and of Private Alfred Campkin who was killed in action on 12 Oct 1917.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox