|Daniel J. Campbell|
|Born||December 26, 1874|
|Died||April 28, 1955(aged 80)|
|Place of birth||Prince Edward Island, Canada|
|Place of burial||San Nicolas Cemetery, Cebu City, Philippines|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1896 - 1901|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
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.
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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "CAMPBELL, DANIEL". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
- "Daniel Campbell (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7867762. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
- "Daniel Campbell (Medal of Honor)". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=568. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
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