62855: Robert Campbell

Robert Campbell (1920-1988) was a son of Angus Campbell and Mary Macmillan,  11a Marvig. He was born at 3 Gravir and his sister Margaret lived with her maternal grandmother at 3 Gravir.

He enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/Ns AX20548 and DX8048, on December 28, 1938. His record indicates that he was 5ft 5¾ in tall with fair hair, blue eyes and a fresh complexion. Robert was a fisherman on Stornoway registered the Lady Marjorie and was Mobilised on July 28, 1939.

He served in the Second World War in the Royal Navy as a Leading Seaman, based at  HMS Proserpine, HMS St. Christopher, HMS Europa, HMS Fortitudeand aboard HMS Iron Duke and  HMS Esk,

Robert remained in the Royal Naval Reserve after the War and joined the Merchant Navy. He served on the SS Culrain and was Medically Discharged in 1949.

He was a bachelor at 11a Marvig.

Record Type:
Also Known As:
Seaman Robert
Date Of Birth:
27 Jul 1920
Date of Death:
Brothers Keeper Reference:
CEP 5401
Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy, Merchant Navy
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