Leonard James CAMPBELL

CAMPBELL, Leonard James

Service Number: 3529
Enlisted: 11 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Scottsdale, Tas., 1889
Home Town: Scottsdale, Dorset, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Post Operative Complications, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, September 1940
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

11 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3529, 12th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3529, 12th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3529, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Word was received at Scottsdale last Friday from Belmore, Sydney, of the death of Mr. Leonard James Campbell, son of the lat Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Campbell, of 'Muskfield,' Jetsonville, Deceased had been ill for some time, and underwent an operation at the Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, where he died. The late Mr. Campbell was well known in Scottsdale. He served with the 52nd Battalion in the Great War, and was the first secretary and a foundation member of the Scottsdale Branch of the Returned Soldiers' League. There are four children — two girls and two boys — and many Scottsdale friends will join in expressions of sympathy to the bereaved widow and family.