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Ray Gillespie CAMPBELL

Regimental number2623
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
Other NamesRoy Gillespie
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.1
Height5' 4.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinRev Samuel Campbell, Quorn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date8 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: trench elbow), Adelaide, 8 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 January 1954
Age at death60
Place of burialEnfield Memorial Park, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Ray Gillespie

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