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Possibly Dr George Gordon Campbell. Apparently wounded in the shoulder at Gallipoli at some point and later transferred to the RFC


Seems to have served with 26 (South Africa) Squadron in Dar-es-Salaam in 1917/8.


Medal card - https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/1262/30850_A000278-02684?pid=3214693&backurl=https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D1262%26h%3D3214693%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3Dwzs50%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=wzs50&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true

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good evening,


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G. Campbell, 2nd Lt. (temp. Lt.) North Midland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (Territorial Force) as shown in the Mention in Despatches index card was George Campbell, gazetted 2nd Lt., 2nd North Midlands Brigade R.F.A. on 29 August 1914 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28881/page/6812 and promoted to temp. Lt. 1 March 1915 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29203/supplement/6147


Edit to continue:- Promoted to temp. Capt. 4 February 1916 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29573/page/4561 

Promoted to Lt. (temp. Capt.) 1 June 1916 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30065/supplement/4623 the heading is on page 4622

Awarded the Military Cross, New Year's Honours List 1918 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30450/supplement/32

To be acting Major from 23 December 1917 to 7 January 1918 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30519/supplement/1912 heading on page 1911

To be acting Major 6 April 1918 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30679/supplement/5675

Relinquished the acting rank of Major 15 March 1919 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31285/supplement/4725

Promoted to the rank of Major 17 July 1920 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31984/supplement/7648

Placed on the Territorial Army Reserve of Officers 21 April 1926 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33152/page/2705


As the 2nd North Midlands Brigade R.F.A. was raised mainly in Staffordshire a check on the 1939 Register for a probable George Campbell based there finds, at 218, Queens Road, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, George Campbell, born 22 May 1890, married, glazed and floor tile manufacturer and Reserve T. A. Major. His wife was Winifred Agnes Campbell born 10 March 1888. George Campbell died, at this address, on 30 March 1973 and Winifred Agnes Campbell on 28 April 1973. 


Note: This all relates to the George Campbell in the Mention in Despatches card above. Sir John French's despatch dated 15 October 1915 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29422/supplement/20


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Good evening,


Thank you for all these links.


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