Alexander CAMPION

Date of Birth: 
15 Aug 1859
Date of Death: 
15 Aug 1927

Alexander was born at Raumai.

He married Margaret Gleeson (born at Turakina in 1861) at Feilding in 1885.

They had 11 children, six girls & five boys.

Three sons, Thomas, Neil & Jack all served in WW1, along with one son-in-law Peter Leslie.

One son Cornelius (Neil) was killed in action at Gallipoli in 1915.

Alexander started out as a livery stable keeper in Palmerston Nth around the early 1890's. He was then a hotelkeeper at Longburn 1896-1900 before moving to Manakau as a farmer. He was at Waikanae, Ohau then finally Reikorangi as a farmer between 1911 to 1927.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Alexander Campion, Cornelius Campion, Elizabeth (Eliza) Fraser, Margaret Gleeson, Thomas Gleeson, Mary Gleeson, Mary Ellis Campion, Arthur Reginald Richardson, Phyllis Rose Wells, Shellah Elizabeth (Sheila) Campion, Peter Denny Leslie, Thomas Gleeson Campion, Norah Creina (Nora) Campion, Cornelius Maurice (Neil) Campion, Alexander Denis (Denis) Campion, Shaun Kenneth (Jack) Campion, Marjorie Roberta Campion, James Glencoe Campion. Alexis Dorothy Campion, Margaret Ileen (Maggie) Campion.