|Place of birth||Tyrone, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Catherine Isabel Campbell, Malakoff Road, Dalby, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 8 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 October 1916; marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 20 October 1916; admitted to Parkhouse Hospital, 6 December 1916 (mumps); marched into 7th Training Bn from hospital, 21 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France 16 January 1917; taken on strength, 26th Bn, 24 January 1917.
Wounded in action, 1 May 1917, and admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance and transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station (shrapnel wound, chest and neck); transferred by Ambulance Train to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 3 May 1917 (gunshot wound, chin); to England, 12 May 1917, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, 14 May 1917; to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 20 September 1917; discharged on furlough, 29 September 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 13 October 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; disembarked Sydney, 3 January 1918, for onward overland to Brisbane; discharged, 16 February 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CAMPBELL John Alexander|