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Regimental number365
Place of birthGladstone Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
SchoolRichmond Hill State School, Charters Towers, Queensland
OccupationEngineer apprentice
AddressPalms Estate, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Francis Campbell, Palms Estate, Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceThursday Island and then volunteered for New Guinea
Enlistment date11 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was preparing for Entrance Exam to Duntroon Military College when war was declared
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Agnes CAMPBELL, Plane Creek Hill, Savina, Mackay, Queensland. Native of Charters Towers,Queensland
Family/military connectionsA brother Robert Ferguson Campbell, Private in AAMC who died 27 October 1916 in hoapirl, VeiavNW

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