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Duncan Carter Campbell of Possil

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Died  1990 Dumfriesshire
Years of service  1932 - 1962
Buried at  Irongray Church
Rank  Lieutenant Colonel
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Name  Duncan of
Service/branch  British Army

Duncan Carter-Campbell of Possil

Lieutenant Colonel Duncan Maclachlan Carter-Campbell of Possil (8th of Possil) OBE (1911–1990), son of Major-General George Tupper Campbell Carter-Campbell C.B., D.S.O, was a British Army Colonel during the 1950s.

Military career

Educated at Malvern College, Worcestershire and then RMA Sandhurst in 1930, Duncan Carter-Campbell was commissioned into the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in 1932.

He served in India with the Battalion before the war, He served during the Second World War at the battles of Anzio and Monte Cassino, Italy and Nuremberg, Germany in 1945. He went on to command the 1st Battalion between 1952 and 1955. He also served in Bahrain, Trucial Oman and Malaysia. In 1958 he became Secretary to the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Scottish command and Governor of Edinburgh Castle; Lieutenant-General Sir George Collingwood. He was the Director Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo before retiring in 1961.

References

Duncan Carter-Campbell of Possil Wikipedia


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