Capt. Hon. Ronald George Elidor Campbell

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Capt. Hon. Ronald George Elidor Campbell

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stackpole Elidor, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Death: March 28, 1879 (30)
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (Killed in battle)
Place of Burial: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of John Frederick Vaughan Campbell of Cawdor, 2nd Earl Cawdor of Castlemartin and Sarah Mary Compton-Cavendish
Husband of Katharine Susanna Claughton
Father of Guy Ronald Campbell; Brig. Gen. John Vaughan Campbell, VC; Robert Campbell and Maud Campbell
Brother of Lady Muriel Sarah Campbell; Frederick Archibald Vaughan Campbell, 3rd Earl Cawdor; Alexander Francis Henry Campbell; Lady Rachel Anne Georgina Campbell and Lady Victoria Alexandrina Elizabeth Campbell

Occupation: Army Officer
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Capt. Hon. Ronald George Elidor Campbell

Captain Hon. Ronald George Elidor Campbell, born 30 December 1848, died 28 March 1879, killed in action on the southern slope of Hlobane, South Africa.

He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Coldstream Guards. He fought in the Zulu War, and was killed in the Battle of Hlobane.

Memorial in the Royal Military Chapel, Wellington Barracks: "Captain the Honble. Ronald George Elidor Campbell, Second son of John Frederick Vaughan, second Earl of Cawdor. Born December 30th 1848. Coldstream Guards 1867, Adjutant 1st Battalion 1872-79. He served in the Zulu War as Staff Officer to Colonel Sir Evelyn Wood, VC, KCB, and fell on the Zlobani Mountain, March 28th 1879, in the performance of a most gallant act. He was buried where he fell by his comrades, under the fire of the enemy."

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Wales Births and Baptisms

  • Name Ronald George Elidor Campbell
  • Gender Male
  • Christening Date 05 Feb 1849
  • Christening Place STACKPOLE ELIDOR,PEMBROKE,WALES
  • Father's Name John Frederick Vaughan Campbell
  • Mother's Name Sarah Mary Cavendish

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index

  • Name Ronald George E Campbell
  • Event Type Marriage
  • Registration Quarter Oct-Nov-Dec
  • Registration Year 1872
  • Registration District St. George Hanover Square
  • County London
  • Event Place St. George Hanover Square, London, England
  • Volume 1A
  • Page 553
  • Line Number 21

Ronald George E Campbell probably married one of the following people

  • Name Katherine S Claughton
  • Name Thomas Gardner

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Capt. Hon. Ronald George Elidor Campbell's Timeline

1848
December 30, 1848
Stackpole Elidor, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
1849
February 5, 1849
Stackpole Elidor, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
1874
December 2, 1874
1876
October 31, 1876
London, Middlesex, England UK
1878
June 23, 1878
1879
March 28, 1879
Age 30
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1879
Age 30
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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