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Lawrence Clifford CAMPBELL

Regimental number5062
Date of birth13 November 1890
Place of birthCaltowie, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHotel employee
AddressBoyle Street, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Campbell, Boyle Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Discharge date10 August 1919
Family/military connectionsCousin: 6130 Pte Daniel George CAMPBELL, 10th Bn, killed in action, 11 August 1918.
Other details

War service: embarked from Adelaide, 25 March 1916; disembarked Egypt.

Proceeded from Alexandria with 56th Bn, 19 June 1916; disembarked England, and posted to 3rd Training Bn, Perham Downs.

Proceeded overseas to France, 15 August 1916; taken on strength, 10th Bn, 25 August 1916.

On leave to United Kingdom, 29 Septemberr 1917; rejoined unit, 13 October 1917.

Wounded in action, 30 May 1918, and admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance (gun shot wound, right leg and knee: severe). Transferred to 15th Casualty Clearing Station, 30 May 1918; admitted to 32nd Stationary Hospital, 1 June 1918. Transferred to England, 18 June 1918, and admitted to Central Military Hospital, Eastbourne. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 24 July 1918. Discharged to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 1 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board D23 HT 'Runic', 23 September 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 24 November 1918; discharged, 10 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsChristened Laurence Clifford CAMPBELL, and always signed as 'Laurence'. All AIF documents use spelling 'Lawrence'.
Date of death22 September 1939
Age at death48
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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