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Joseph Robert CAMPBELL

Regimental number492
Date of birth23 May 1894
Place of birthBowenvale, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith and labourer
AddressBowenvale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W P Campbell, Bowenvale, Victoria
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: [18A] Lt William John CAMPBELL, 3rd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 30 October 1919; Uncles: 501 Driver Norman JONES, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 January 1916; 1771 Sapper James Nicholas JONES, 2nd Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Date of death7 June 1963
Age at death69
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria

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