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7867   Private Henry Campbell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/10/1886
Died: 07/03/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 29
Summary      
Henry Campbell was the eldest son of William Campbell of Desertcreat, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, County Tyrone. He enlisted in Cookstown just after the outbreak of war. The Battalion arrived in France on 22nd August 1914 and William joined them later after his initial training had taken place. He died from wounds at Rouen on 7th March 1915 and is interred in Plot A, Row 5, Grave 7 at St. Sever Cemetery, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery
  Rouen, Seine-Maritime, 4
Grave Ref: Grave A-5-7
CWGC Casualty 514176
Summary      
St Sever Cemetery and St. Sever Cemetery Extension are located within a large communal cemetery situated on the eastern edge of the southern Rouen suburbs of Le Grand Quevilly and Le Petit Quevilly. If approaching Rouen from the north, head for the centre of town and cross over the river Seine, following signs for Caen. Follow this route until you get to the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), then take the first exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If approaching Rouen from the south, follow the N138 (Avenue des Canadiens) towards the centre of town. At the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), take the fourth exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If arriving on foot, take the metro to St Sever Metro Station, then follow the Avenue de Caen until you get to the Avenue de la Liberation, then take this road and follow this, which will become the Boulevard du 11 Novembre. At the end of this road is the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout. Take the first exit from this into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left.
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 1 Cookstown
2 Desertcreat Roll Of Honour WWI Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 36
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists 'Henery Campbell' 1901 Census lists Henry as living with the family at house 6 in Gortacar (Doris), Tullaghoge, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists 'Henary Camble' 1911 Census lists Henry as boarding at house 7 in Desertcreat, Tullaghoge, Tyrone