An Aro D.S.O. group of six to Captain A.J.Campbell, 19th Hussars,
Lot 117
An Aro D.S.O. group of six to Captain A.J.Campbell, 19th Hussars,
Sold for £4,560 (US$ 7,122) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Aro D.S.O. group of six to Captain A.J.Campbell, 19th Hussars,
Disitnguished Service Order, V.R. in silver-gilt and enamel; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, one bar, Defence of Ladysmith (Lieut. A.J.Campbell. D.S.O. 19/Hrs:); Africa General Service 1902-56, two bars, Aro 1901-1902, S.Nigeria 1902 (Lieut: A.J.Campbell. 19/Hrs:); 1914 Star with Mons bar (Capt:A.J.Campbell. 19/Hrs:); British War and Victory Medal (Capt.A.J.Campbell.). Good very fine. (6)

Footnotes

  • D.S.O. London Gazette 16.9.1902.

    For services during the Aro Expedition in Southern Nigeria.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 12.9.1902; 28.10.1904.

    Captain Archibald John Campbell was born 15 Nov 1872, son of the late Colonel J.H.Campbell. He was educated at Wellington, and joined the 19th Hussars, 23 Dec.1893. He served in South Africa, 1899-1900, and was present at the operations in Natal, 1899, including the actions at Reitfontein and Lombard's Kop; the defence of Ladysmith, including the sortie of 7 Dec 1899, and the action of 6 Jan.1900 (Queen's Medal and claps). He was in command of a Column in West Africa, 1901-2, in the Aro Expedition, and was severely wounded; he received the Medal and claps; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette,12 Sep.1902], and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette 12 Sep 1902]: He was invested by the King; Warrant and Statutes were sent 8 Jan 1903. He was in command of the Ibeku Expedition in 1902 (clasp). He became Captain 1 April, 1903, and joined the Reserve of Officers 10 Nov.1909. He served in the European Wars Staff Captain, 19th Hussars,1914-15. Capt. Campbell married, in 1896, Ethel, third daughter of the late J. Gretton.
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