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Regimental number4163
Place of birthCraignish, Argyle, Scotland
SchoolBarbreck School, Craignish, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia25
AddressShipley, Blackheath, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, J Campbell, Sluggan, Argyllshire, Scotland
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 7 September 1915 and posted to 13th Rfts for 3 Bn.
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialMerville Communel Cemetery (Plot VI, Row Q, Grave No. 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret CAMPBELL, West Baravallin, Barbreck, Lochgilphead, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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