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Norman Harold CAMPBELL

Regimental number2160
Place of birthGondaree, Noonan Flat, Scone, New South Wales
SchoolScone Grammar School, New South Wales
Other trainingPastoralist
Address'Roslyn', Park Street, Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Campbell, 'Roslyn,' Park Street, Scone, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A4 Pera on 22 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Company, Imperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 72), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Margaret CAMPBELL, 'Roslyn',Scone, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2157 Lance Corporal Stanley John CAMPBELL, 17th Company, Imperial Camel Corps, killed in action, 30 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 22 April 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Stationary Hospital, 2 June 1916 (venereal disease); transferred to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Abbassia, 5 June 1916; discharged to Details, 29 June 1916; returned toduty, 1 July 1916.

Taken on strength, 2nd Double Squadron, 17 July 1916.

Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Railhead, 17 July 1916 (venereal disease); transferred to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, Serapeum, 17 July 1916; to Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 22 July 1916; discharged to 2nd Double Squadron, 3 August 1916.

Taken on strength, 4th Australian Camel Regiment, Abbassia, 2 November 1916.

Transferred to 17th Company Imperial Camel Corps, 7 February 1917.

[no details of service between 7 February 1917 and 14 February 1918].

To Rest Camp, Port Said, 14 February 1918; rejoined unit, 26 February 1918.

Killed in action, 30 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Norman Harold

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