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VC1192    John Charles (Jock) Campbell

Name   John Charles (Jock) Campbell   No.      

VC Issue No.   1192   Awards   VC   MC   DSO & Bar

Regiment   Royal Horse Artillery commanding 7th Armoured Division


Now   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rank VC Won    Acting Brigadier-General

Rank End Of Career   Major-General

Place Of Birth   Thurso, Highlands, Scotland

Place Of Death   Near Halfaya Pass, Libya

Buried/Location Ashes   Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.  Row K, Grave 171

Gazetted    3 February 1942

VC Presented   20 October 1942, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

P  Memorial Seat, on Victoria Walk, Thurso, Highlands, Scotland

P  Name on Memorial, Memorial Chapel, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Surrey

Memorial Plaque, All Saints' Cathedral, Cairo, Egypt

P  Memorial Stone Seat, Sedbergh School, Cumbria

P  Named on VC Memorial, Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

P  Named on Honours Board, RMA Woolwich, now at RMA Sandhurst, Surrey

P  Campbell Close, Weedon, Northamptonshire

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Royal Garrison Church, Larkhill, Wiltshire

P  War Memorial, Flore, Northamptonshire

P  Named on War Memorial, Miller Academy, Thurso, Caithness, Scotland

P  Named on Honours Board, Bovington, Dorset

By The Way…

VC Held By

Royal Artillery Regiment Museum, Old Royal Military Academy, Red Lion Lane, Woolwich, London, England



VC 1191 VC 1193
VC 1191
VC 1193

BORN    10 January 1894

DIED   26 February 1942   AGE   48

VC Won   21 November 1941    AGE    47

Place VC Won   Sidi Rezegh, Libya

War/Campaign   Second World War

VC Ephemera

Second World War