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First Name: Daniel

Last Name: Campbell

Birthplace: Prince Edward Island, CAN

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)

Home of Record: MA
Middle Name: J.

Date of Birth: 26 December 1874

Date of Death: 28 April 1955

Rank: Private

Years Served: 1896 - 1901
Daniel J. Campbell

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Daniel J. Campbell

Private, U.S. Marine Corps

Medal of Honor Recipients

Spanish-American War

Private Daniel J. Campbell (26 December 1874 - 28 April 1955) was a U.S. Marine who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Spanish-American War.

Daniel J. Campbell was born 26 December 1874 in Prince Edward Island, Canada, and after entering the U.S. Marine Corps in 1896, he was sent to fight in the Spanish-American War aboard the USS Marblehead.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps

Citation: On board the USS 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.

Death and Burial

Private Daniel J. Campbell died on 28 April 1955. He is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery in Mattapan, MA.

Honoree ID: 1861   Created by: MHOH




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