Roscoe Calvin Campbell was the son of Joseph Leonard Campbell and Laura Swiney.
Master Sergeant Campbell was a member of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea.
The Elizabethton Star, October 2, 1951
The body of Master Sergeant Roscoe C. Campbell, age 32, killed in action in Korea, July 11, 1950, arrived this morning in Johnson City, accompanied by military escort, on Southern train 41. His wife, Mrs. Mary Stout Campbell was in Tokyo at the time of his death. They have two daughters, Betty Jewell and Patricia Ann Campbell, and one son, Junior Dean Campbell, all of Doeville.
Other survivors are his mother, Mrs. Laura Campbell of Doeville; seven brothers, Joseph, James and Vernon Campbell of Doeville, Thomas and Sankler Campbell, of Avondale, Pa., Earnest Campbell of Kingsport, and Jess Campbell of North Bend, Ore.
- Rank: Master Sergeant
- Date of birth: 7 July 1919
- Date of death: 11 July 1950
- County: Carter
- Hometown: Doeville
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Campbell Cemetery, Butler, Johnson County, Tennessee
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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