10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
02/01/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Samuel J Campbell was the son of John and Mary Campbell. He was born on 9th October 1891 in Toberhead, Castledawson, County Londonderry. Samuel was one of thirteen children. Samuel worked on his fatherís farm. Samuel Campbell left the family farm to enlist at Finner Camp, County Donegal. Private Samuel Campbell was serving with the 10th Battalion (attached to the 109th Infantry Brigade) of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on 2nd January 1917. He was 25 years old. Private Samuel Campbell is buried Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension in Nord, France.
Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 Kms south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the Communal Cemetery Extension is at the bottom end.