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Richard Henry Blunden CAMPBELL

Regimental number6765
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
SchoolMudgee Grammar School, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNewspaper proprietor
AddressBurwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Campbell, Ellareay, Sunbeam Avenue, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas proprietor of the Alstonville and Rous Record.
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plor I, Row D, Grave No. 17), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
104
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Elizabeth CAMPBELL, Subbeam Avenue, Burwood, New SouthWales. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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