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Allan CAMPBELL

Regimental number918
Place of birthWoolahra, New South Wales
SchoolAshfield Grammar School, New South Wales
Other trainingWagga Experimtal Farm
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address249 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 10.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred Branch Campbell, 249 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Emily CAMPBELL (nee BEGBIE), 249 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Woollarhra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Herbert S. Campbell, 13th Field Ambulance.
Other details

War Service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Peninsula.

Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915; evacuated Gallipoli and disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915.

Re-absorbed into 12th Light Horse Regiment, Heliopolis, 22 February 1916.

Marched into Tel-el-Kebir with Regiment, 26 April 1916.

To be Lance Corporal, 6 May 1916.

Marched into Dueidar with Regiment, 12 June 1916.

Detached to 2nd Light Horse Brigade, 20 June 1916.

Detached to 3rd Light Horse Brigade Headquarters, Amara, 12 August 1916.

Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Hod-el-Geila, 11 October 1916 (rheumatism); transferred to 26th Casualty Clearing Station, 12 October 1916; to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Port Said, 14 October 1916; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 31 October 1916; discharged to 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 14 November 1916.

Transferred to 12th Light Horse Regiment, 20 January 1917.

Killed in action, Aseiferiyeh, 19 April 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Allan

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