Fonds Fonds 128 - John Alexander Campbell fonds

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John Alexander Campbell fonds

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PPCLI Fonds 128

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  • 1950 - 1989 (Creation)
    Campbell, John Alexander

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20 cm of textual records. - 1 photograph

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A800432 John Alexander "Ian" Campbell Jr was born in Ingersoll, Ontario. He joined the 3rd Battalion of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (3PPCLI) in the autumn of 1950. He trained in Fort Lewis, Washington, and 3PPCLI rotated into the field from autumn 1952 until armistice was declared in the summer of 1953. He returned to Ingersoll, married on 30 July 1955, and had two children. He was active in the Korea Veterans Association of Canada. He died in Ingersoll on 1 March, 2000.

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The fonds consists of five scrapbooks. The first four volumes consist mostly of photocopies of newsclippings about the Korean War, arranged in chronological order. The fifth volume consists mostly of newsclippings and nominal rolls of casualties. Also includes a few original newsclippings about Campbell and his comrades from Ingersoll. An informal portrait of Campbell is on the final page of volume 5.

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Donated by John A. Campbell, 1992.


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