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Regimental number3042
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
SchoolState School, Brighton Road, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J M Campbell, 12 Bath Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years as a Cadet, Area 50 (Compulsory Military Training scheme).
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death19.2
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mary Josephine CAMPBELL, 37 Waterloo Street, St. Kilda, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 60th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 26 February 1916.

Transferred to 59th Bn, 15 March 1916; taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 15 March 1916.

Admitted to No 8 Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 28 April 1916 (dyspepsia); discharged and rejoined 59th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 30 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Posted missing, 19 July 1916

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note on B.103, 'presume buried in No Man's Land approx at 5J9042 to 5K0251 Hazebrouck 5a'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Arthur
Red Cross file 680304

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