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John Campbell Squad Index
Information:
1938-39 Squad Number:
7
Position:
Outside Right
Date of Birth:
28th December 1919
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Signed:
08/09/1937
Career History:
Keith, Aberdeen, Keith
 
Profile:
Full name: John Waran Campbell, known as "Jack". Educated at Keith Grammar School. He was a keen sportsman particularly in Association Football, being a playing nember of Aberdeen Football Club. He completed the course for the Planters' Certificate of the North of Scotland College of Agriculture before volunteering for service in the R.A.F. in October, 1939. He trained as a Pilot in Southern Rhodesia. 0n his return to this country he took part in many operatíons with Coastal Command. In December, 1942, he was posted to the Far Eastern theatre and was based on Ceylon. On 24th August, 1943, he was reported missing during operations over the Andaman Islands and was presumed to have been killed at that time.