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VC753   John Vaughan Campbell

Name   John Vaughan Campbell   No.      

VC Issue No.   753   Awards   VC   CMG   DSO

Regiment   Coldstream Guards commanding 3rd Battalion



Rank VC Won   Temporary Lieutenant Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier General

Place Of Birth   London, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Benwell House', Woodchester, near Stroud, Gloucestershire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Strewn into the River Findhorn from the Banchor Bridge, Drynachan on the Cawdor Estate, Highlands, Scotland

Cremated   Cheltenham Crematorium, Bouncers Lane, Gloucestershire, England

Date Buried/Cremated   24 May 1944

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   26 October 1916

VC Presented   14 November 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Memorial,  Cawdor Parish Church, Near Nairn, Highland Region, Scotland

P  Named On Victoria Cross Memorial, Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire

By The Way…

His Father was killed at Hlobane Mountain, during the Zulu War

VC Held By

Coldstream Guards, Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, England



VC 752 VC 754
VC 752
VC 754

The First World War

BORN   31 October 1876

DIED   21 May 1944   AGE   67

VC Won   15 September 1916   AGE   39

Place VC Won   Ginchy, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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