Campbell, Charles –

Son of Charles and Mary Alice Campbell, of Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Annie Campbell, of 10, Lancaster Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 229, Settle Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Cheshire Regiment. Reported missing since 15/02/1942 at Singapore, and supsequently confirmed captured. Died from malaria as a prisoner of war in Japanese hands in Thailand.

Personal details

  • Surname: Campbell
  • Forename: Charles
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 34
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 17th, 1945
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Trooper
  • Unit: 18th (5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment) Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps.
  • Service number: 4133286
  • Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
  • Enlistment date: September 26th, 1940 - 1940-09-26
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW2


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand
  • CWGC reference: 6. F. 56.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 02/04/1942 24/04/1942 16/07/1943 23/07/1943 09/11/1945 09/11/1945
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 3d 6* 3d 6* 1b 3e*

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