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Colin CAMPBELL

Regimental number1764
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHerbert River, Ingham, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Elizabeth Kennedy, Philp Street, Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 22 January 1916 and posted to 47 Bn 2nd reinforcements; taken on stength 47 Bn 29 September 1916.
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death29
Place of burialRidge Wood Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row Z, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Family/military connectionsPte James Campbell no. 3016, 15th Bn
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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