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Queen's University Book of Remembrance

Campbell McNeill McCormack


photo courtesy of Donna Leary

an excellent biography in World War 1 Talk Forum

In Memory of
Major CAMPBELL McNEILL McCORMACK

M C and 2 Bars

5th Field Amb., Royal Army Medical Corps
who died age 27
on 22 September 1918
Son of William McCormack, of Hillhall House, Lisburn, Co. Down, Ireland.
Remembered with honour
BARASTRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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London Gazette  26 JULY, 1915,

The undermentioned Lieutenants to. be
Captains: —
Dated 1st April, 1915.

Campbell McN. McCormack, M.B.

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SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1 JANUARY, 1916.

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS.
McCormack, Captain C. McN., M.B. (Special
Reserve).

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SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 22 SEPTEMBER, 1916.

His Majesty the King has been graciously •pleased to approve of the appointments of the undermentioned Officers to be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order, in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the field.

Capt. Campbell McNeil McCormack, M.B., R.A.M.C., Spec. Res.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations. He directed the stretcher-bearers under heavy shell fire with the greatest coolness and courage. He succeeded in entering a village which had been heavily shelled, and, with another captain, a serjeant and four men, collected the wounded into a dug-out and succeeded in getting them back later. He has frequently shown great courage.

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All the photographs and information below was sent to me by Michael McCormack the grandson of Hugh M. McCormack ( Campbell ’s brother)
Thank you Michael ~ Mary


Campbell McNeill McCormack was educated at Queen's University, Belfast, he is commemorated on the Memorial there along with all the other students of the University who gave their lives for their country.

This Memorial first dedicated on 21st July 1924 by H.R.H. The Duke of York was rededicated on 8th November 1950 by Field-Marshall Viscount Alanbrooke Chancellor of the University to the Honour of those members of the University who gave their lives in the war of 1939-1945

Major C. McN. McCormack
MC, and TWO BARS
Royal Army Medical Corps
22nd September 1918 Aged 27

Drumbo Presbyterian Church, where the McCormack family are buried

gravestone erected by H. M. McCormack (Campbell's brother) in Memory of his Father and Mother, 
also their son Major Campbell McNeill, R.A.M.C., M.C. & Two Bars
Also Isabel, died 27th April 1980, wife of H. M. McCormack, died 12th August 1980

To the Glory of God and in Proud and Loving memory of the eight men of this Church who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914-1918
R.Fm. Robert Allen, R.I.R.   -   Lieut. James Cordner, M.C., R.I.R.   -   Pte. Andrew Cowan, C.E.F.
L.Corpl. Samuel Dick, R.I.R.   -   Pte. William Gill, R.I.R.   -   Thomas Gray, R.I.R.
Major Campbell McN. McCormack, M.C. (Two Bars) M.B., R.A.M.C.
Lieut. Philip G. McMaster, M.C.C.

"They were a wall unto us both by night and day." 1.Samuel, 25.16
Erected by the Congregation of Drumbo