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James Edward Francis Campbell

Male abt 1878 - 1953  (~ 75 years)



  • Name James Edward Francis Campbell  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth abt 1878  Calcutta Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    • per various ancestry.com public trees, b 10 Nov 1877, son of John Campbell (d 06 Sep 1878) and Ann/Annie Frances Marples (b Singapore 09 Aug 1857, d Bournemouth 17 May 1943; marr 03 Apr 1876; his widowed mother remarr 28 Dec 1882 to Christian Wagner (Malaya Police Commissioner?); 6 children.
    Occupation Mar 1901  Student of Arts & Science  [1
    Residence Mar 1901  Blackford Hill, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • with Ralph Copeland & family; Astronomer Royal for Scotland and Professor of Astronomy in the University of Edinburgh
    • in house at Royal Observatory
    Occupation Apr 1911  Army Tutor  [2
    Residence Apr 1911  Lynton, Kings Rd, Richmond-upon-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • in house of Arthur Brownjohn, Army & University Tutor
    Military Service abt 1914 -  Royal Field Artillery  [5
    • Corporal in HAC in 1914; in Egypt from 21 Apr 1915; commissioned 06 Nov 1915; later Major in RFA; address 1920, c/o The Government, Jaffa, Palestine; also DAG GHQ Jerusalem. [WW1 Medal index cards]
    • Mentioned in despatches: Campbell J E F, Temp Lieut (acting Capt), Yeomanry. [London Gazette 15 Jan 1918 pg 931]
      Again in Jan 1919. [PW]
    Decoration Nov 1918  Order of the Nile  [6
    Decoration Jun 1925  OBE  [4, 6
    Post/Rank/Title 1927  Major  [4
    Marriage 08 Oct 1927  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Aileen Margaret Grant Dallas,   b. 21 Jan 1898, Simla, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1991, Winchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Decoration Jan 1935  Order of St John  [6
    Decoration Feb 1937  CBE  [6
    Residence 1953  Chalet Campbell, Mürren, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Death 20 Aug 1953  Clinique de Collonge, Territet, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    Probate 06 Nov 1953  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; £5,753 5s. 3d.  [7
    • Campbell James Edward Francis of Chalet Campbell Murren Switzerland died 20 August 1953 at Clinique de Collonge Territet (Vaud) Switzerland Probate London 6 November to Aileen Margaret Grant Campbell widow. Effects £5753 5s. 3d. in England. [NPC]
    Person ID I4634  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 20 May 2013 

    Family Aileen Margaret Grant Dallas,   b. 21 Jan 1898, Simla, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1991, Winchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Marriage 08 Oct 1927  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    • On Oct. 8, 1927 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, by the Rev. Basil Phillips, Major James Edward Francis Campbell, O.B.E., to Aileen Margaret Grant, daughter of Major-General A. G. Dallas, C.B., C.M.G., and Mrs. Dallas, of Danehurst, Locks Heath, Southampton. [The Times]
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F1420  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1878 - Calcutta Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Blackford Hill, Edinburgh Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Lynton, Kings Rd, Richmond-upon-Thames Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 08 Oct 1927 - St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 08 Oct 1927 - St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1953 - Chalet Campbell, Mürren, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 20 Aug 1953 - Clinique de Collonge, Territet, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - £5,753 5s. 3d. - 06 Nov 1953 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 23 b India

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 32 b Calcutta

    3. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg St Martin in the Fields, 4Q1927.

    4. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 11 Oct 1927.

    5. [S29] Medal Index Cards WW1.

    6. [S27] Personal Communication, Peter Webster, 19 May 2013.

    7. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    8. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Geneva, 1950-1954.
      age 73
      GRO Consular Death Indices