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Eric CAMPBELL

Date of birth11 April 1893
Place of birthYoung New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArticled clerk
AddressSolicitor, Young, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A Campbell, Solicitor, Young, New South Wales
Previous military service18th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Promotions

Major


Unit: 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Promotion date: 1 August 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 5 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 22 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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