The battalion is entrenched near Roeux.
Comparatively quiet day with desultory shelling on both sides. The posts in front dug by RIF were lost, held by day being insufficiently dug. Two other officers joined from reinforcement depot at SAVY.
Private JOHN CAMPBELL
Son of the late Murdo Campbell and of Annie Campbell, of 5, Lionel, Ness, Stornoway.
Last address in Lewis: 5 Lionel
Military unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: 317056
Date of death: 4 May 1917 at the age of 26
Killed in action in France
Interred: Crump Trench British Cemetery, Fampoux, grave II. C. 16
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
Also mentioned on family gravestone in cemetery at Habost (Ness)