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Gunning Campbell
Born (1863-01-06)6 January 1863
Died 29 November 1920(1920-11-29) (aged 57)
Place of birth East Indies
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Marines
Years of service 1880–1920
Rank Major General
Commands held Adjutant-General Royal Marines
Battles/wars Mahdist War
First World War
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath

Major-General Gunning Morehead Campbell, CB (6 January 1863 – 29 November 1920) was a Royal Marines officer who served as Adjutant-General Royal Marines.

Military careerEdit

Educated at Wellington College and the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, Campbell was commissioned into the Royal Marine Artillery on 1 September 1880.[1] He took part in the Nile Expedition in 1884[2] and served as Inspector of Recruiting during the First World War.[3] He went on to be Adjutant-General Royal Marines in July 1920 but died in office in November 1920.[4] He was buried in Portsmouth (Highland Road) Cemetery.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25213. p. 1534. 20 March 1883. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  2. "General G. M. Campbell". DNW Medals. https://www.dnw.co.uk/media/auction_catalogues/Medals%201%20Dec%2010.pdf. Retrieved 20 May 2016. 
  3. The London Gazette: no. 29578. p. 4696. 12 May 1916. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  4. "Senior Royal Navy appointments". http://www.gulabin.com/armynavy/pdf/Senior%20Royal%20Navy%20Appointments%201865-.pdf. Retrieved 20 May 2016. 
  5. "Major-General Gunning Morehead Campbell". Every man remembered. http://www.everymanremembered.org/profiles/soldier/361325/. Retrieved 20 May 2016. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Sir David Mercer
Adjutant-General Royal Marines
July–November 1920
Succeeded by
Herbert Blumberg

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