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Daniel J. Campbell
Born (1874-12-26)December 26, 1874
Died April 28, 1955(1955-04-28) (aged 80)
Place of birth Prince Edward Island, Canada
Place of burial San Nicolas Cemetery, Cebu City, Philippines
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1896 - 1901
Rank Private
Unit U.S.S. Marblehead
Battles/wars Spanish–American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Daniel J. Campbell (December 26, 1874 – April 28, 1955) was a private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.


Campbell was born December 26, 1874 in Prince Edward Island, Canada and after entering the Marine Corps in 1896 he was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War aboard the U.S.S. Marblehead.[1]

He died April 28, 1955 and was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery Mattapan, Massachusetts.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 26 October 1874, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.


On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Campbell set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 "CAMPBELL, DANIEL". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. Retrieved June 20, 2010. 

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