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Eric Courtney CAMPBELL

Regimental number66188
Place of birthMonaro, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBega, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Campbell, Murrah via Bermagui, New South Wales
Previous military service43rd Infantry; Served in the Cadets.
Enlistment date26 June 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 20
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Zealandic on 5 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia in Scotland.
FateDied of disease 6 February 1919
Place of death or woundingScotland
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialEdinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 48), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Bega Cemetery, New South Wales. Commemorated in St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Bega. Parents: John (d. 21 March 1920, aged 67, bu. Bega Cemetery) and Wilhelmina CAMPBELL (d. 23 September 1937, aged 79, bu. Bega Cemetery), Murrah, Bermagui, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHe had several cousins killed in action.
Other details

War service: Scotland

Medal: British War Medal

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