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Gordon William CAMPBELL

Regimental number3740
ReligionMethodist
OccupationJeweller
Address41 Wolseley Street, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, W J Campbell, 41 Wolseley Street, Kensington, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Kensington Methodist (now Uniting) Church Roll of Honour ('A Loving tribute to the Memory of Our Brave Men'), McCracken Street, Kensington, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 12 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 18 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 March 1966
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Gordon William

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