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John CAMPBELL

Regimental number2167
Place of birthMerrils Creed, Crows Nest via Toowoomba, Queensland
SchoolAtherton State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs J E Campbell, King Street, Kingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Ellen Campbell, King Street, Kingaroy, Queensland
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollCamel Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas wounded and died 2 days later.
FateDied of wounds 1 January 1917
Place of death or woundingEl Irisk
Age at death19.6
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 413), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2152 Pte Commerce CAMPBELL, 49th Bn, killed in action, 5 April 1917; two uncles: Jack Campbell, NSW and Jack Pascoe, Toowoomba.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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