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Sir David Graham Muschet "Soarer" Campbell
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1868, England
Death: Mar. 12, 1936, England

General Sir David Graham Muschet "Soarer" Campbell GCB was a cavalry officer of the British Army, amateur sportsman, and later Governor of Malta.



General Sir David Graham Muschet Campbell was the son of Major H. W. Campbell.
He married Janet Mary Aikman, daughter of Sir Robert Smith Aikman, in 1899.
He was commissioned in 1889, in the service of the 9th Lancers.
He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1902, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1918, where he was mentioned in despatches six times.
He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1916.
He was commander of the cavalry brigade, 21st Division between 1916 and 1919.
He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1919.
He was GOC of the Baluchistan District between 1920 and 1924.
He was GOC-in-C of the Aldershot Command between 1927 and 1931.
He gained the rank of Colonel in 1930 in the service of the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers.
He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to King George V between 1931 and 1935.
He held the office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Malta between 1931 and 1936.
He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1935 
 
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 Spouse:
  Janet Mary Aikman Campbell (1880 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Irene Mary Campbell Courage (1902 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Peters Churchyard
Frimley
Surrey Heath Borough
Surrey, England
 
Created by: wertypop
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
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Sir David Graham Muschet Soarer Campbell
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