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Brigadier General Charles Lionel Kirwan Campbell

Brigadier General Charles Lionel Kirwan Campbell

Birth
Death 31 Mar 1918 (aged 44)
Burial Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Plot D. 620.
Memorial ID 59790302 · View Source
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Casualty of the Great War, Charles was commissioned in the 16th Lancers on 13 February 1895. He saw active service on the North West Frontier (1897-8) including the Tirah expedition and in the South African War (1900-1) where he spent a year as an ADC. From December 1901 to December 1906 he was attached to the New Zealand Defence Force. By the outbreak of the Great War he was back serving with his regiment in the rank of Major. On 5 October 1915 he was promoted General Officer-Commanding [GOC] 5th Cavalry Brigade,2nd Cav. Div.,General Staff, a post he retained until 21 March 1918 when Lieutenant Colonel W F Collins temporarily replaced him. Brigadier General Campbell died ten days later, aged 44 years.

He was educated at Eton College, Cheltenham College,and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He was the son of Archibald Hamilton Campbell and Mary Agnes Maitland Kirwan.

Awards:Companion of the Bath [C B], Cross of St Michael and St George[C M G]


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 59790302
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Brigadier General Charles Lionel Kirwan Campbell (1 Nov 1873–31 Mar 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59790302, citing Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .