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  • Portrait of Clarence Victor Campbell. 
Courtesy of Worksop College
Person Details
24 Nov 1893
Clay Cross Chesterfield
Clarence was the son of Francis William a pawnbroker and Edith Gertrude Campbell (née Wildgoose ) of 'The Poplars' Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Francis and Edith had three other children Dennis Howard, Jessie Laura and Edith Constance. On 22nd March 1900 Clarence was baptised at Holy Trinity Church, Chesterfield. 1n 1901 and 1911 the family lived at Chesterfield. Clarence's effects of £165 3 shillings and 7 pence were left to his father.
He attended St Cuthberts College Sparken Hill Worksop 1907-1910
26 Oct 1917
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Second Lieutenant
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Clarence enlisted and at first served as a Private, service number 2899 in the Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). He first entered a theatre of war in France on 28th February 1915. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant on 27th June 1917 and served with 1/7th Battalion (Robin Hoods) Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). He was during the Third Battle of Ypres on 26th October 1917 and is buried at Philosophie British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, pas De Calais, France grave reference III A 5.
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  • Portrait of Clarence Victor Campbell. 
Courtesy of Worksop College
    Clarence Victor Campbell - Portrait of Clarence Victor Campbell. Courtesy of Worksop College
  • Buried in Philosophie British Cemetery.
    Clarence Victor Campbell - Buried in Philosophie British Cemetery.