== Early Life and Career ==
Campbell was born in London. His father, second son of [[...|the 2nd Earl Cawdor]] and an army captain, was killed in the [[Zulu War]] in 1879.
He was educated at [[Eton College]] and the [[Royal Military College, Sandhurst]], before entering the Coldstream Guards in 1896.ref At the time of his VC award he had served through the [[Second Boer War|Boer War]], in which he was awarded the DSO and twice mentioned in despatches.ref
In 1916, he achieved the rank of [[...|brigadier-general]].
In 1919 he was appointed ADC to King [[George V]], a post held until he retired from the army in 1933, and subsequently a member of the [[Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms]]ref until his death.
In the [[Second World War]] he was an honorary Flight Lieutenant in the [[Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve]] from 1939 to 1940, then from 1941 until his death commanded the 8th Battalion Gloucestershire .ref He died, aged sixty-seven, at his last home in Woodchester near [[Stroud]], on 21 May 1944, and was cremated at [[Cheltenham]].
His Victoria Cross is displayed at The Guards Regimental Headquarters (Coldstream Guards RHQ) in [[Wellington Barracks]], London.