WW2 North-West Europe Military Medal Group of Six - Sgt. A.S. Campbell, Royal Artillery
- Product Code: MM-4426
- Regiment: Royal Artillery
- Era: WW2 Availability: Out of Stock
A second world war MM immediate award medal group to 918533 Sergeant Alan Struth Campbell, 51st (Lowland) Heavy Regt, Royal Artillery.
George VI Military Medal named to 918533 Sjt. A.S. Campbell. R.A.
1939-45 Star unnamed as issued
France and Germany Star unnamed as issued
WW2 Defence Medal unnamed as issued
War Medal 1939-45 unnamed as issued
George VI Territorial Efficiency Medal named to 918533. Sjt. A.S. Campbell, R.A.
Alan Struth Campbell was born on the 24th August 1907. He was awarded the Military Medal for his service in North-West Europe after D-Day. He served with the 51st (Lowland) Hvy Regt, which was a pre-war Territorial unit. Part of 4 AGRA at the time of the award. The 4 AGRA were mainly attached to to the 1st Corps for Operations in NW Europe, which after the Normandy Landings was part of the Canadian 1st Army.
Citation for MM (Immediate Award):
Initiated 6th May 1945
'Throughout Operations since D Day SGT Campbell has carried out his duties in a most exemplary manner. Over a considerable period, including the Scheldt Pocket and Walcheren Operations. He was acting battery, Sergeant Major. In the Siegfried Line and Rhine Crossing Operations, he was a No. 1. No matter what the difficulties of his 7.2" Howitzer on the Mk1 carriage in bad terrain, or the enemy fire in the gun position area, Sgt Campbell by his strong personality and the cheerful spirit which animated his gun detachment, never failed to give the maximum fire support to the forward troops. It is no exaggeration to say he has been an inspiration to all around him.'
Campbell was transferred to the reserve on 28th November 1945 and discharged in 1954 having reached the upper age limit.
The medals are in good condition and are court mounted for wear.
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