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 Lorne MacLaine Campbell

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Lorne MacLaine Campbell

  • Birth 22 Jul 1902 Scotland
  • Death 25 May 1991 Scotland
  • Burial Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Memorial ID 8128483

World War II Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as Lieutenant Colonel Commander, 7th Battalion, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. At West Akarit, Tunisia, April 6, 1943, Lieutenant Colonel Campbell had to break through an enemy minefield and anti-tank ditch in order to form a bridgehead. His battalion formed up in darkness and then attacked at an angle, being successful in capturing at least 600 prisoners. Next day the position was subjected to heavy continuous bombardment and although he was wounded, he continued to lead on the battlefield. For gallantry in action, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal on June 8, 1943 and later achivied the rank of Brigadier General.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 25 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8128483
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lorne MacLaine Campbell (22 Jul 1902–25 May 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8128483, citing Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .