Click below for full citation

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Stumble Upon Share on Tumblr Share on Reddit Share on Digg Share via e-mail Print
 Home A-Z Index Number Search Contact Us

VC1235    Lorne MacLaine Campbell

Name   Lorne MacLaine Campbell   No.      

VC Issue No.   1235   Awards   VC   DSO & bar   OBE   TD

Regiment   Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders commanding 7th Battalion


Now   5th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland. Disbanded July 2012

Rank VC Won    Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier

Place Of Birth   The Airds, Argyllshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   At his home, The Airds, Argyllshire, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Warriston Cemetery, Warriston Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.   Section B1

Gazetted    8 June 1943

VC Presented   10 October 1944, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Warriston Cemetery, Warriston Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

By The Way…

He was the Nephew of 776 Gordon Campbell VC

VC Held By

Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum, The Castle, Stirling, Scotland



VC 1234 VC 1236
VC 1234
VC 1236

BORN    22 July 1902

DIED   25 May 1991   AGE    88

VC Won   6 April 1943   AGE   40

Place VC Won   Wadi Akarit, Tunisia

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

VC Ephemera