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William A. Campbell Edit Profile

army officer.

William A. Campbell, American army officer.

Background

Campbell, William A. was born on December 27, 1887 in Salt Lake City. Son of John and Lena (Bronnolson) Campbell.

Education

Command and General staff schedul, 1932-1934, Army War College, 1936-1937.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 1st Utah Cavalry, 1916. First lieutenant 146th Field Artillery (France). Captain 33d Field Artillery, Camp Meade, Maryland.

Instructor R.O.T.C. University of Utah, 1919-1923. Hawaiian Department, 1923-1927. Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1927-1932.

Instructor National Guard of Utah, 1934-1936. Instructor Command and General staff schedul, 1937-1941. Commanding officer 49th Field Artillery 1941.

General Staff, General Headquarters until April 18, 1942. Commanded Field Artillery of 3rd Infantry Division April-June 1944, in the United States, N. Africa, Sicily, Italy. Assistant commandant Command and General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, since August 1944.

Temporary rank of brigadier general Address: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Connections

Married Thirza Hansen, August 25, 1912. Children: Cora (Mistress.

father:
John Campbell

mother:
Lena (Bronnolson) Campbell

spouse:
Thirza Hansen

child:
Cora (Mrs Campbell