Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Editor's Research: Lloyd Campbell, London Ont.

From a Dieppe Beach to Stalag 9-C

[Photo: As found in Dieppe, Dieppe by B. Greenhous]


They went to war together
So our country would be free.
They fought together
On land, in air, on sea.
They died together
In muddy fields
In blazing skies
In deep, cold seas.

Let us remember them,

Edith J. Harrison

Introduction: Four entries have been produced for '1000 STORIES, 1000 MEN' concerning Lloyd George Campbell (RCNVR, Combined Operations), a man from London, Ontario who stayed at the wheel of his landing craft while approaching a beach at Dieppe on August 19, 1942. On that day he was seriously wounded, and taken prisoner of war. On October 21 he died from his wounds while under British care in a German hospital. He was buried in Berlin, where he resides to this day.

The four entries and a newspaper article related to Mr. Campbell are provided below:

2. Editor's Research: Lloyd Campbell, London Ont. (2)

News clip, as found in The Winnipeg Tribune, Nov. 18, 1942

3. Editor's Research: Lloyd Campbell, London Ont. (3)

Photo as found in St. Nazaire to Singapore: The Canadian Amphibious War

Please link to another editor's column in which Mr. Campbell is briefly mentioned.

Photos GH

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