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Campbell, A.


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Flying Officer Alex Campbell, arrived at his home here last Wednesday to be greeted by his wife, the former Elisabeth Nugent and his mother, who resides on Wellington St. Alex has been in the service for slightly over five years and for the past fifteen months has been a navigator on bombers hitting targets in Germany. He has completed his tour of operations and is also on thirty days leave.


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F.O. Alex G. Campbell enlisted in the RCAF on 28 August 1940, training at Toronto, Windsor, London, and Quebec City. He was posted at Trenton, Summerside, Centralia, and Halifax while in Canada and proceeded overseas in March 1944. He had further training at Bishop’s Court, Wellesbourne and Dishforth and was then in the Bomber Command based in Yorkshire. He received the 1939-1945, C.V.S.M. and Maple Leaf Operational Wing, Navigator’s Flying Badge. He arrived home on 10 June 1945 and was discharged 10 September 1945.
Date of Publication:
1945
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Alex G. Campbell ; Alex Campbell ; V. Campbell ; Elisabeth Nugent ; P.S. Nugent
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Latitude: 44.3573619133098 Longitude: -78.7387823175049
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Campbell, A.


F.O. Alex G. Campbell enlisted in the RCAF on 28 August 1940, training at Toronto, Windsor, London, and Quebec City. He was posted at Trenton, Summerside, Centralia, and Halifax while in Canada and proceeded overseas in March 1944. He had further training at Bishop’s Court, Wellesbourne and Dishforth and was then in the Bomber Command based in Yorkshire. He received the 1939-1945, C.V.S.M. and Maple Leaf Operational Wing, Navigator’s Flying Badge. He arrived home on 10 June 1945 and was discharged 10 September 1945.