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Hugh CAMPBELL

Regimental number175
Place of birthCoburg, Victoria
School253 State School, Footscray, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationQuarryman
Address6 Robert Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Campbell, 6 Robert Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot L, Row A, Grave No. 16), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maria Campbell, 6 Robert Street, Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6476 Frederick Aedy CAMPBELL MM, 5th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 2189 Pte Duncan William Allan CAMPBELL, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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