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Alexander CAMPBELL

Regimental number100
Place of birthPerth, Tasmania
SchoolBellerive State School, Tasmania
OccupationRailway clerk
AddressRosny Road, Bellerive, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mabel Miller, Rosny Road, Bellerive, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the 93rd Bn Senior Cadets, Derwent Infantry.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialThe Nek Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 13), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mabel and Colin CAMPBELL, Rosny Road, Bellevue, Hobart, Tasmania. Native of Perth, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin: 95 Pte Angus CAMPBELL, 12th Bn, died of wounds, 28 July 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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