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Arthur John CAMPBELL

Regimental number496
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLoco fireman
AddressMaitland Road, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss Ella Campbell, Maitland Road, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in Irish Rifles (resigned), 5 years Black Range Rifles, WA (resigned).
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name2nd Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

FateKilled in Action 20 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death20 May 1915
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave no. 7), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs M. CAMPBELL. Native of Nwcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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