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Regimental number1775
Place of birthCooramook, Grassmere, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressWarrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinMother, Mrs Flora Campbell, Liebig Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death43
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Flora and the late Alexander CAMPBELL
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 29 Pte Donald CAMPBELL, Australian Veterinary Hospital, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919; 885 Pte James CAMPBELL, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 12 July 1918.
Other details

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 4 May 1916; disembarked Suez, 10 June 1916. Admitted to No. 2 Stationary Hospital, Tel-el-Kebir, 22 June 1916 (venereal disease); discharged, 19 July 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 August 1916; marched in to 16th Training Bn, Lark Hill, England, 21 August 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 10 September 1916; taken on strength, 58th Bn, 30 September 1916.

Admitted to hospital, 3 November 1916 (influenza); transferred to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 4 November 1916; to England, 8 November 1916; admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, 9 November 1916. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 13 December 1916; granted furlough, 18 December 1916-2 January 1918.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, 22 February 1917 (venereal disease); discharged, 18 March 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 25 April 1917; rejoined unit, 30 April 1917.

Wounded in action, 10 May 1917; died of wounds, 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 13 May 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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