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Campbell McNeill McCormack
photo courtesy of Donna Leary
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
The undermentioned Lieutenants to. be
Dated 1st April, 1915.
Campbell McN. McCormack, M.B.
TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1 JANUARY, 1916.
ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL
McCormack, Captain C. McN., M.B. (Special Reserve).
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.
McNeil McCormack, M.B., R.A.M.C.,
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
the photographs and information below was sent to me by Michael McCormack
the grandson of Hugh M. McCormack (
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
C. McN. McCormack
MC, and TWO BARS
Royal Army Medical Corps
22nd September 1918 Aged 27
Drumbo Presbyterian Church, where the McCormack family
erected by H. M. McCormack (Campbell's brother) in Memory of his Father and
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
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