Campbell, Charles Joseph

Rank: Technician Fifth Grade

Unit: 42d Cavalry Recon Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Date of birth: 19 August 1921

Hometown: Paterson, New Jersey

Married: Evelyn

Campaign: WWII

Died: 27 January 1945

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Ihnen, Luxembourg

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Place of interment: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa, New Jersey

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Note: He was wounded in action 6 August 1944 in France and returned to his unit on 7 January 1945.

His brother Corporal Harry Campbell was serving in China at the time of his death.