Hugh Robert CAMPBELL

CAMPBELL, Hugh Robert

Service Number: 2002
Enlisted: 12 August 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Horsham, Victoria, October 1890
Home Town: Frances, Naracoorte and Lucindale, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Storekeeper
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World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2002, Melbourne, Victoria
28 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2002, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2002, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
16 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 2002, 4th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography

PHOTO  DETAILS: "A light horseman in his bivouac on a hillside in the Jordan Valley during July 1918. At this time the temperature was 120 degrees. The man has been identified as 2002 Trooper (Tpr) Hugh Robert Campbell, 4th Light Horse Regiment. Tpr Campbell, a twenty five year old storekeeper from Frances SA, enlisted at Melbourne on 12 August 1915. He embarked on HMAT A32 Themistocles at Port Melbourne on 28 January 1916 and returned to Australia on 15 June 1919. A pick, billycan, .303 rifle, slouch hat and jam tin are scattered about the recently dug hole. (Donated by Mr J A Henderson, ex 4LHR)" - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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