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Colin James CAMPBELL

Regimental number505
Date of birth3 November 1895
Place of birthMannanarie, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMannanarie PO, Mannanarie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.5
Height5' 8"
Weight179 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Campbell, Mannanarie PO, Mannanarie, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember, Rifle Club
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Place of enlistmentJamestown, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 November 1976
Age at death81
Place of burialDerrick Gardens, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Colin James

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