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Alfred Robinson CAMPBELL

Regimental number291
Date of birth9 July 1890
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
Other NamesA.R.
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArtillery Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Campbell, 74 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Canada
Previous military serviceServed for 3.5 years in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery; still serving at time of AIF enlistment. Previously served for 2 years 116 days in the RAGA: purchased discharge.
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date26 November 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Found guilty, District Court Martial, 2 August 1915, of while on Active Service striking his superior officer; being in the execution of his duty: awarded imprisonment for 60 days without hard labour, and to be discharged with ignominy from His Majesty's Service.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Aeneas', 31 October 1915; arrived Melbourne, 26 November 1915 (sentence no longer required); discharged, Melbourne, 26 November 1915.

Medals: not eligible for war medals
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Alfred Robinson

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