Date of birth: 3rd March 1893
Parents: Brabazon and Jesse Campbell
Brabazon Campbell was born on 3rd March 1893, the son of the Warwick Town Clerk, also called Brabazon, who was a solicitor. He was baptised at St Mary’s Church on 2nd April 1893.
Brabazon had an older brother, Alexander as well as three sisters Cecilia and Jesse (twins born 1882) and Clare (born 1887). In 1901, the family employed four servants at their Northgate home.
This press cutting, sourced from the IWM “Bond of Sacrifice” – Portraits of WWI collection, gives further details of his life and death.
Application for Brabazon to be included on the Warwick War Memorial:
Rank & Number: Second Lieutenant, 33706
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 22nd Brigade, 7th Division
Date of death: Friday, December 18, 1914
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in action near Bas Maisnil
Commemorated/Buried: Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at:
The Warwick Advertiser published this letter, addressed to Brabazon Campbell Snr, following his death in December 1914. Brabazon also received recognition in De Revignys Roll of Honour Volume 2
- Unlocking Warwick Research Group
- Warwick Advertiser excerpt and Shrine Application courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office
- Press cutting courtesy of IWM “Bond of Sacrifice” WWI Portraits Collection © IWM HU 119527