CAMPBELL, Gordon Alexander

Known as: 
Gordy
Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
P054965X
Born: 
Saturday, September 30, 1978
Died : 
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Died in service
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal Gordon Campbell died during training  at the Pontrilas Army Training Area near Hereford involving fast roping from a helicopter. During his nine years in the Corps he had served in Kosovo, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. His funeral with full military honours, took place at Oldmeldrum Parish Church, Aberdeenshire.  
[Sources: AFM ROH / MOD FOI Request ref 2015/09430/ BBC Online]
 
Notes
Rank shown on AFM ROH database is Marine, however all online reports show rank as Lance Corporal including a statement from the MOD in the  Daily Telegraph.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

Ask Questions / Add Information / Add Photos

Use our Forum for research enquiries, or to add information or photos. [register now]
Your message will then be seen by the many knowledgeable members of our Forum.
Photos will be reviewed and added to the Archive if appropriate. 
Read some frequently asked questions here [FAQ's].
 
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.