Info 1f, James Campbell
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James was born the 4th child of Charles and Isabella Campbell
at Blue Spur, Tuapeka District, Central Otago.

James Campbell circa 1899

James Campbell circa 1899

James travelled with his mother Isabella and 4 siblings, aged 16, from Blue Spur to Takaka in December 1908, where his father Charles had taken up employment as a mine manager in 1901.

James worked as a carpenter in the Takaka district
He died at the Pupu Valley, Takaka,
25 July 1915 at the age of 23yrs
of Phthsis Syncope B, NZBDM1915/6359.

He was buried in an unmarked grave at
Rototai Cemetary beside the remains of his sister ,
Margaret Isabella d.1914, who also died of tuberculosis.

Burial record of James... Rototai Cemetery, Golden Bay, Block B, Row 3, Plot 77.

Deaths in the district of Takaka,1915, No.12

Note: Phthisis B. Syncope or Chronic Tuberculosis
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