Campbell, Robert John

Regimental Number: 433073
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion; Canadian Army Service Corps

Robert was born in Claremont, Ontario on February 19, 1893. He came in west in 1914 and filed on a homestead at SE 10-74-5-W6. In March of 1915, Robert traveled to Edmonton and enlisted in the Canadian Army. According to his service file, Robert’s left foot was infected in March of 1916. This was a common occurrence in the damp trenches. One paper states that Robert was married to Catherine Bertsch; however, all other documents indicate that he was single. After the war, Robert returned to his homestead in Sexsmith.