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Alexander John CAMPBELL

Regimental number11748
Place of birthDrouin, Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolDrouin State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMount Street, Heidelberg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G N Campbell, Mount Street, Heidelberg, Victoria
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 23 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row K, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Lilias CAMPBELL, Hawdon Street, Heidelberg, Victoria
Family/military connections2 Cousins, killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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