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John Gordon Leslie CAMPBELL

Regimental number2635
Place of birthGladstone, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressKilburnie Station, Gladstone, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 11.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Campbell, Kilburnie Station, Gladstone, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date19 September 1919
Family/military connectionsSister: Matron Beryl Anderson CAMPBELL MdE, Australian Army Nursing Service.
Other details

War service: taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 15 June 1916. Joined 5th Light Horse Regiment in the field, 20 August 1916.

Wounded in action; remained on duty, 6 April 1918.

Sick to hospital, 30 May 1918; admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Pt Said, 4 June 1918; transferred to Rest Camp, Pt Said, 14 September 1918; marched in to 5th Light Horse Regiment Details, Moascar, 26 September 1918; to hospital, 3 October 1918, and admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar; discharged to duty, 22 October 1918; rejoined 5th Light Horse Regiment, 29 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney,3 August 1919; discharged, Brisbane, 19 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 June 1937

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