Maj John Gordon Campbell, MBE, MC

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Reference WMO268194

Address:

The Royal Memorial Chapel

Chapel Square

Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst

Camberley

GU15 4NR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Memorial to Major John Gordon Campbell, MBE, MC, The Border Regiment. Son of Robert William and Clara Louise Campbell. Husband of Eileen E K Campbell (nee Chatfield) of Marylebone, London. Married in London Jan-Mar 1940. Gentleman Cadet at the RoyalMilitary College, Sandhurst 1916. Commissioned into The Border Regiment 16 Aug 1916. Deployed to France 9 Sep 1916. Promoted to Acting Captain commanding a Company 10 Nov 1917. Awarded the MC on 31 Dec 1918. Appointed the Intelligence Officer of the Castlebar Brigade, Ireland. Awarded the MBE in the New Years Honours List 1923. Retired from the Army 4 Apr 1935. Recalled for service in Sep 1939. Died on active service aged 45 years (46 on death registration). Cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.
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John Gordon Campbell, MBE, MC, Bt Major, The Border Regiment. Died on active service 31st January 1943 aged 45. "Life is eternal and love is immortal and death is only an horizon, and an horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight".

John Gordon Campbell

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