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CampbellJohn Angus85TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseSouth Australia, 2nd Mounted Rifles Contingent
CampbellJohn Bruce Stewart96PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseWest Australia, 2nd Mounted Infantry Contingent
CampbellJohn ConroySource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 9th Contingent
CampbellJohn Edward RobertMajorCAMPBELL, JOHN, Captain and Brevet Major, was born 7 March, 1871, son of Captain W H Campbell, Madras Staff Corps, and of Ellen Magdalena, eldest daughter of Major General J D Mein, Madras Royal Horse Artillery. He was educated at Haileybury, and entered the Army from Sandhurst 7 January 1892; posted to the 79th Cameron Highlanders; was promoted Captain, April, 1898: served in the Sudan, 1898; was present at the actions of Atbara and Omdurman; was mentioned twice in Despatches [London Gazette, 24 May and 30 September 1898]; was promoted Brevet Major, and awarded the British Medal, and Khedive's Medal with two clasps; was Adjutant, 1st Cameron Highlanders, 1 February 1898 to 4 December 1900; Staff College, 1901-3; Staff Captain, War Office, April 1904 to December 1905; Brigade Major, Aldershot, December 1905 to April 1908; Chief Instructor, School of Musketry, Hythe, June 1909 to June 1913. He served in South Africa, 1900-1, as Adjutant, 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders, March to September 1900, and 1 June to 5 December 1901; during operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including actions at Vet River (5 and 6 May) and Zand River; taking part in the operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); during operations in Orange River Colony, May to September 1900, including actions at Wittebergen (1 to 29 July), and Ladybrand (2 to 7 September); during operations in the Transvaal, June to December 1901. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; awarded the Queen's Medal with five clasps, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "John Campbell, Captain and Brevet Major, Cameron Highlanders. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 12 March, 1902; the Warrant sent 19 March, 1902. He was promoted Major 9 March, 1905, and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 21 February 1914. He commanded the 2nd Cameron Highlanders May 1914, to May 1915; wounded at Hooge 10 May 1915; appointed Temporary Brigadier General commanding 121st Brigade 7 October 1915 to April, 1918, and attained the substantive rank of Lieutenant Colonel, 1916. He was created a CMG 1915; awarded the Order of St Stanislaus, 3rd Class, with Swords, August 1915; promoted Brevet Colonel, January 1917; created a CB January 1918; appointed Temporary Major General commanding 32nd Division, April, 1918; transferred to command 31st Division, May 1918 to March, 1919. Mentioned in Despatches seven times; Commaudeur de l'Ordre de la Couronne and Croix de Guerre (Belgian), March, 1919; appointed Temporary Brigadier General commanding 1st Highland Brigade in Germany, March, 1919 to 31 October 1919; appointed Brigadier General commanding 11th Infantry Brigade 1 November 1919; promoted Colonel, June, 1919; Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur, October 1919. Colonel Campbell married, in 1901, Amy Leighton, third daughter of the Reverend Canon Hopkins.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
CampbellJohn George38216Trooper1st Battalion
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Scottish Horse
CampbellJohn George38216TrooperServed 12 Sep 01 to 04 Feb 02. Discharged M/U C.T. Also Discharged 30/08/1901 Completion of Service, Second Number 456
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Scottish Horse
CampbellJohn Hall39408PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls145th Company, 32nd Btn, IY
CampbellJohn HayCaptainCAMPBELL, JOHN HAY, Captain, was born in Edinburgh 31 December 1871, son of Major General Thomas Hay Campbell, RA. He was educated at Linton House School, and at St Mary's Hospital, London; matriculated at the London University, 1888; became MRCS (England) and LRCP (London), 1894, and was gazetted to the Royal Army Medical Corps as Lieutenant 29 July 1895; was promoted to Captain 29 July 1898. In the South African War he served with the 3rd King's Royal Rifle Corps from December 1899 to October 1900, during operations in Natal, 1899; was present at the Relief of Ladysmith, including operations of 17 to 24 January 1900, and action at Spion Kop; during operations of 5 to 7 February 1900, and action at Vaal Kranz; operations on Tugela Heights 14 to 27 February 1900 (severely wounded 24 February); during operations in the Transvaal, July to October 1900. He was mentioned in Despatches (Sir R H Buller, 30 March and 9 November 1900 [London Gazette, 8 February 1901]); received the Queen's Medal with three clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "John Hay Campbell, Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The decoration was awarded for meritorious services whilst in medical charge of 3rd King's Royal Rifles. The Insignia were sent to the Commander-in-Chief, South Africa, and were presented by the OC, Secunderabad District, 7 March, 1902. Captain Campbell was promoted to Major, AMC, 29 April, 1907; became Lieutenant Colonel 1 March, 1915, and a Medical Officer, London Recruiting Area. He married, in 1895, Clara Edith, daughter of James Hedley, Richmond, Yorkshire.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Army Medical Corps
CampbellJohn Joseph2307TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Roberts' Horse
CampbellJohn Norman194PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseVictoria, 2nd Mounted Rifles Contingent
CampbellJohn Ormes917PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth
CampbellJohn R38670PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls140th Company, 31st Btn, IY
CampbellJohn SeymourSource: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
CampbellJohn Sidney813Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry
CampbellJohn Sydney43735 Regimental Sergeant MajorSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kimberley Horse
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