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Regimental number1155
Place of birthElderslie, Scotland
SchoolProtestant, Southend, Argyle, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
AddressElderslie, Mundubbera, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Campbell, Elderslie, Mundubbera, Queensland
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 16 November 1921

FateDied of wounds 26 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 2)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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