CAMPBELL, Norman Murray Priggen
L/Sgt Campbell was killed during the 6 week period in February/March when No 2 Commando were placed "in the line" in Italy under 5 Corps.
He is referred to in the diary entry for February 1945 of Victor Miller of No 2 Commando, "Mon 26th Thing are pretty sticky, my mates in 3 troop are catching it, Bob, Brampton, Bill, Campbell, Jocko, Timber ...all dead."The War Diary records that he was seriously injured, later dying of his wounds, during shelling that took place between 1110hrs and 1550hrs. In the same entry it records that LBdr King was killed during this shelling. (Source: No 2 Cdo. War Diary 26th Feb. 1945.National Archives ref WO/218/82.)
Register on the Forum to add a comment, or make Research Enquiries. By this method your enquiry will be seen by our Research Group and the many knowledgeable members of our Forum. Read some frequently asked questions here [FAQ's]. All content researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive www.commandoveterans.org