Veterans' Memorial Project

Robert Joseph Campbell

Chicago, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Service Branch: Navy

Rank: Ensign

Date of Birth: 07/20/1922

Date of Death: 04/15/1945

Affiliations: Delta Tau Delta

Ensign Campbell was killed when the Navy plane in which he was flying on a voluntary mission out of the Navy air base at Melbourne, Florida, went into a spin and crashed. He had received his commission December 6, 1944, at Corpus Christi, Texas, and was taking operational training before going overseas.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News issues, September, 1945, and October, 1945

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