James Wilson CAMPBELL

CAMPBELL, James Wilson

Service Number: 950
Enlisted: 25 November 1915, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Mining Corps
Born: Kyneton, Victoria, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Illness - Heart failure due being gassed, Perth, Westen Australia, Australia, 24 February 1921
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Perth, W.A.
Presbyterian Section, Row EA, Grave 68
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 950, Mining Corps, Enlisted at Kalgoolie, WA
20 Feb 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 950, Mining Corps
20 Feb 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 950, Mining Corps
20 Feb 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 950, Mining Corps, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
20 Feb 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 950, Mining Corps, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
30 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, Mining Corps, In the field
19 Nov 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, Mining Corps, In the field
2 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 950, Mining Corps, Gassed
3 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 950, Mining Corps, Discharged at the 5th Military District
24 Feb 1921: Involvement Sergeant, SN 950

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Laura Blanche Campbell of 185B Piesse Stret, Boulder, WA

10 December 1918 - returned to Australia on board HS Somali for discharge

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal