|Place of birth||Launceston, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||1 Garfield Street, Launceston, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, J Campbell, 1 Garfield Street, Launceston, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve; 'left to work in the country'.|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 8|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/9/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 15 December 1916; admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 5 January 1917; discharged from ship's hospital, 6 January 1917 (no further details recorded); disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917; marched into Machine Gun Training Depot, Belton Park, 24 February 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 October 1917; taken on strength, 7th Machine Gun Company, in the field, 16 October 1917.
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 7 November 1917 (laryngitis); transferred to 89th Field Ambulance, 13 November 1917, and thence to 6th Field Ambulance; rejoined unit, in the field, 15 November 1917.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 8 December 1917 (pyrexia unknown origin); transferred to 10th Field Ambulance, 15 December 1917; to 11th Field Ambulance, 20 December 1917; discharged to duty, 21 December 1917.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 23 June 1918 (scabies); discharged to duty, 28 June 1918.
Wounded in action, 3 October 1918 (gun shot wound, right thigh), and admitted to 6th Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 8, 4 October 1918, and admitted to 72nd General Hospital, Trouville; transferred to England, 10 October 1918, and admitted to Bath War Hospital, 12 October 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 28 November 1918; discharged on furlough, 8 January 1919, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 22 January 1919.
Married Daisy Emily DIXIE, spinster, aged 25, St Luke's Parish Church, Southampton, 11 March 1919.
Found guilty, 8 April 1919, of being absent without leave from 2359, 5 April, to 1700, 6 April 1919: awarded forfeiture of 1 day's pay; total forfeiture: 2 days' pay.
Granted leave, 29 April 1919, pending recall for return to Australia.
Commenced return to Australia in board HT 'Themistocles', 22 February 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 February 1920; discharged (medically unfit), Tasmania, 28 March 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CAMPBELL Wilfred Arthur|