Albert Ralph Campbell

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Albert Ralph Campbell
Born (1875-04-08)April 8, 1875
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Died December 4, 1925(1925-12-04) (aged 50)
Place of burial Forest Lawn Memorial Park Glendale, California
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1897 - 1902
Rank Corporal
Battles/wars Boxer Rebellion
Awards Medal of Honor

Albert Ralph Campbell (April 8, 1875-December 4, 1925) was an American Private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Boxer Rebellion who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.

Biography[edit]

Campbell was born April 8, 1875 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and after entering the Marine Corps he was sent as a private to China to fight in the Boxer Rebellion.[1]

He died December 4, 1925 and is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Glendale, California.[2] His grave can be found in section M, L-712.[2]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 8 April 1875, Williamsport, Pa. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.

Citation:

In action at Tientsin, China, 21 June 1900. During the advance on Tientsin, Campbell distinguished himself by his conduct.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CAMPBELL, ALBERT RALPH". Medal of Honor recipients, China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion). United States Army Center of Military History. Archived from the original on 26 January 2010. Retrieved February 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Albert Ralph Campbell". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved February 5, 2010. 

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