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Full Name: Alexander Robert James Campbell
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Alexander Robert James
Surname: Campbell
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 19648
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Infantry Brigade
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 17 July 1942
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Died of wounds whilst a prisoner of war
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: II. G. 6A.
Memorial Name:
  • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury
  • Pleasant Point School War Memorial, South Canterbury
Biographical Notes: Son of William James Campbell and Margaret Jane Campbell, of Pleasant Point, Canterbury
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury, (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
  • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury, names WW2 (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
  • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury, VE Day, 50th anniversary plaque (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
  • Pleasant Point School War Memorial, South Canterbury, Names WW2 (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
Further References: New Zealand History online. Pleasant Point war memorial.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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