Reginald was born in 1891 in Brixton, the only son of Ronald and Minnie Campkin, later of The Limes Datchworth. In 1901 he was living in Stapleford (Jersey Lodge, Bulls Mill), with his parents and his father is working on the grandfather's farm (Waterford Hall Farm 436 acres, employing 12) Attended Hertford Grammar School from 1904 - 1906. The family have not yet been found in the 1911 census Hilda Hargreaves was living in Merton in 1911. In late 1912 he married Hilda Hargreaves in St Marylebone but she is not given as his next of kin in army records. At his marriage, he was recorded as a Theatrical manager and that his father was an engineer. Hilda's father was a doctor. Son John born in 1913 and daughter in 1915. Hilda appears to have remarried rather quickly in late 1918, which is why her name is not given in army records, perhaps?