Walter Victor Augustus Campbell, RAF

1897 May 22. Born London England . 22 May 1894 on service record, he lied about his age to enlist in Jan 1915!

1901 census St Phillip Buckingham Palace Road

1911 census at 65 Evering Rd, Stoke Newington N

1912 Oct 12. Working in Post Office as Temp. Boy Clerk

1914 Dec 31 Leaves GPO job

Cpl in 2/24 London Regt when he joins RAF- I cannot get a MIC for him

1918 Jul 25. Joins RAF

1919 Apr 23. Demobilised and commissioned. The undermentioned Cadets are granted honorary commissions as 2nd Lts., with effect from the date of their demobilisation :63100 Walter Victor Augustus Campbell

1920 Oct 28 Joined ADRIC with Service no 894. Posted to J Coy

Fined £5, £1 and £1 by Co Commander

1920 Dec 4. William Hooper Jones , who had been killed in the Kilmichael Ambush, is buried at Emmanuel Church, Chapel Lane, Holcombe, Bury and not Saint Mary's Hawkshaw. Among the mourners were Temporary Cadets T. S. Mobey and W. A. Campbell (Campbell had signed on to the ADRIC as just W A Campbell) A.D.R.I.C.

1921 Apr 29. "Resignation accepted - completed 6 months in RIC"

I cannot see him on any of the shipping records.

1931 Feb 25 Died in Alexandria, Egypt. limited probate to his sister Gladys. The death is recorded in the British Consulate, Alexandria

1954 A Second Probate record. I assume Miss Campbell had fought the original probate. She is probably a daughter and reached 21 and could claim.

 

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