|Place of birth||Athlone, Co Westmeath, Ireland|
|Address||c/o Mrs Cott, Roma Street, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Brother, James Campbell, 21 Connaught Street, Athlone, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Enoggera, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Div.Salv.Co.|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 27 March 1916.
Admitted to 51st General Hospital, Etaples, 11 December 1916; discharged to duty, 11 January 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 32 days. Taken on strength, 26th Bn, 25 June 1917.
Proceeded on English leave, 7 August 1917. Posted absent without leave, 18 August 1917. Rejoined unit from absent without leave, Belgium, 14 September 1917. Admitted to 5th Australian field Ambulance, 8 October 1917; transferred to 5th Division Rest Station, 9 October 1917 (myalgia); discharged to duty and rejoined unit, 11 October 1917. Found guilty, 14 October 1917, of being absent without leave in France, 7.30 am, 18 August, until 5 September 1917 (19 days): awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Transferred to 2nd Division Salvage Company, 10 January 1918.
Detached to RTO Railhead, Salerno [?], 18 June 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 28 June 1918. Detached to 17th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 4 October 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 7 October 1918.
Proceeded on leave, 5 November 1918. Apprenhended by Military Police, London, 12 December 1918. Found guilty, 10 January 1919, of being absent without leave from 20 November to 12 December 1918 (23 days): admonished and forfeited 23 days' pay.
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, 28 January 1919 (bronchitis); rejoined unit, 12 February 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 18 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 8 September 1919; discharged Brisbane, 9 November 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Thomas|