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Sydney Archibald CAMPBELL

Regimental number1260
Place of birthNeuarpurr, Victoria
SchoolNeuarpurr State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFrancis, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Archibald Campbell, Francis, South Australia
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battery, 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 8 September 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateDied of wounds 4 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 15), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsFive of his cousins killed
Other details

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

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