Murdoch William Campbell

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    Murdoch William Campbell passed away in his 88th year in Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, on 27 November 2005.

    Born and educated in Pictou NS, he was a veteran of the Second World War. He began his pre-war military service with the Pictou Highlanders Militia and. transferred to the Royal Canadian Engineers in Halifax at the outbreak of war. He went overseas with the First Canadian Division in 1939 and saw action with the 1st Field Company in Sicily, Italy, and North West Europe. Murdoch returned home to Canada in June 1945 and worked in the Canadian Hydrographic Survey Division of the Department of Mines and Technical Survey in Pictou. He transferred to Dartmouth, NS in 1962 to the Bedford Institute of Oceanography from where he retired in 1978.

    Murdock was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion and a member of the Overseas War Veterans Association.

    A funeral service was held on 1 December in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Westville. Cremation followed and interment will take place at Haliburton Cemetery at a later time.. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church or a charity of one's choice. [zsd, zpp]