Angus Robert CAMPBELL

Regimental number594
Place of birthTumut, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressGilmore, Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, T. Campbell, Gilmore, Tumut, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRosebury Park Camp, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Motor Transport Company
FateDied of disease 21 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 197A), North Tidworth, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Harriet CAMPBELL; husband of Margaret BRIDLE (formerly CAMPBELL), The Vinyard, Gilmore, Tumut, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign).

Admitted to HS 'Franconia', 30 May 1915 (rheumatism); transferred to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 7 June 1915; to Helouan Convalescent Camp, 22 June 1915; to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 24 August 1915.

Transferred to Australian Mechanical Transport Service, Tel el Kebir, 30 September 1915; taken on strength of Australian Mechanical Transport Service, Gamrah, 1 October 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 10 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 6 June 1916.

Found guilty, 11 July 1916, of being absent without leave from 1800 hours, until 2100 hours, 11 July 1916: forfeits 3 days' pay.

Marched into Motor Training Depot, Rouen, 7 August 1916.

Attached to 20th Auxiliary Motor Transport Company, Imperial Army Service Corps, Rouen, 7 September 1916; marched into Motor Training Depot, Rouen, 29 September 1916.

Marched out of Motor Transport Depot, Rouen, 30 September 1916; taken on strength of 1st Australian Divisional Supply Column, 1 October 1916.

Appointed Driver, 3 December 1916.

Admitted to No 1 Australian Field Ambulance, 17 December 1916 (sore feet); transferred to Australian Rest Station, 20 December 1916; rejoined 1st ADSC, 22 December 1916.

Transferred to, and taken on strength of 1st Anzac Corps Troops, 12 February 1917.

On leave, 15 May 1917; rejoined unit, 6 June 1917.

Found guilty, 13 June 1917, of failing to salute an officer in Princess St, Edinburgh: awarded 7 days' Confined to Barracks.

On leave to United Kingdom, 5 December 1917; rejoined unit, 23 December 1917.

Found guilty, 5 January 1918, of being absent without leave from 0730 hours, 20 December 1917, until 0730 hours, 21 December 1917: award, reprimanded, and total forfeiture of 2 days' pay.

Taken on strength of 6th Australian Motor Transport Company, 12 March 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 12 August 1918; rejoined unit, 28 August 1918.

Proceeded to England for return to Australia (1914 leave), no date stated; marched into Parkhouse Camp, 12 October 1918.

Died, Tidworth Military Hospital, 21 October 1918 (influenza, and pneumonia).

Buried, Tidworth Military Cemetery, 24 October 1918.

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