Gunner Anthony Campbell

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Dalry Parish Churchyard

Main Street

St John's Town of Dalry



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Addition to family gravestone, which includes his brother, William, who died at home in 1925 from the effect of wounds.Anthony Campbell – age 24 – Gunner (108925) 104th Battery, 22nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. A Gamekeeper at Caerlaverock Estate and at Dalswinton Estate Dumfriesshire, Anthony enlisted in October 1915. He was killed near Montauban, Somme. Born 1892 in Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshie. Son of William James and Janet (Connell) Campbell of Loch Howie, Balmaclellan. Missing in Action on 1 September 1916 and named on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. And his brother William Campbell – age 29 – Private (S/16924) 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. William was apprenticed to Mr Corrie, Blacksmith, Balmaclellan when he enlisted in December 1914. He was badly wounded by shrapnel in the neck, hand and leg near Hulloch 3 November 1915. Born 1895 in Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of William James and Janet (Connell) Campbell of Loch Howie, Balmaclellan. Died on 27 April 1925 of Tuberculosis and effects of shell-wound, at Blowplain, Balmaclellan. William is not listed by CWGC/SNWM as his death was post 1921.
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In loving memory of David Campbell who died 4th January 1898 in his 83rd year. Marion Hunter his wife who died 12th Decr 1890 in her 69th year. Anthony their son who died at Croydon 14th Augt 1866 aged 20 years. Interred in Croydon Cemetery. Elizabeth their daughter who died 26th December 1870 aged 30 years. Mary their daughter who died 31st Jany 1897 aged 53 years. William J.A.Campbell their son who died at Balmaclellan 25th Novr 1938 aged 82 years. Also Janet Connel wife of above who died 11th Sept 1958 aged 86 years. Janet (wee tottie) daughter of William J.A.Campbell who died 14th Augt 1908 aged 6 years. Anthony Campbell, gunner R.F.A. eldest son of the above who was killed in action on the Somme front in France 1st Sept 1916 aged 24 years. William his brother who died at Blowplain, Balmaclellan 27th April 1925 from wounds received in France ------------ aged 29 years.

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