Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell (1880 - 1914)

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Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell
1880 - 1914
c. 1880
October 29, 1914
Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell was born c. 1880, and died at age 33 years old on October 29, 1914. Colin Campbell was buried at Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 11. in Belgium. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell.
Updated: September 30, 2013
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Rank: Captain Regiment: Scots Guards Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.
October 29, 1914
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Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 11. in Belgium
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Colin Campbell passed away at age 33 years old on October 29, 1914, and was buried at Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 11. in Belgium. Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell was born c. 1880. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell.

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Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell lived 37 years shorter than the average Campbell family member when he died at the age of 34.
The average age of a Campbell family member is 71.

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1880 - 1914 World Events

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In 1880, in the year that Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell was born, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

In 1891, Colin was only 11 years old when on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1893, at the age of just 13 years old, Colin was alive when on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1909, at the age of 29 years old, Colin was alive when the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1914, in the year of Colin Frederick Fitzroy Campbell's passing, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.


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