Norman CAMPBELL

CAMPBELL, Norman

Service Number: 2253
Enlisted: 1 November 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: Australian Remount Unit (India and Egypt)
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, 24 February 1881
Home Town: O'Halloran Hill, Marion, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Natural causes, Helmsdale, South Australia, 5 July 1957, aged 76 years
Cemetery: North Brighton Cemetery, S.A.
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Boer War Service

1 Jan 1900: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Sergeant, SN 2253, 4th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse

World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, Adelaide, South Australia
3 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, Australian Remount Unit (India and Egypt), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
3 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, Australian Remount Unit (India and Egypt), SS Chindwarra, Melbourne
13 Jan 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Captain

Glenthorne Farm / O'Halloran Hill No 9 Remount Depot, connection :-

Glenthorne Farm / O'Halloran Hill No 9 Remount Depot, connection :-
Biographical details
1. All three CAMPBELL Brothers enlisted WW1 James, Norman & Allen, in order of Seniority
Eldest James & 2nd Norman, also fought in the IB ( Imperial Bushmen ) & ACH ( Australian Commonwealth Light Horse ) 4th Btn together during the Boer War ( 1899 - 1902 ) ;
Similar to
2. All four WEEKS Brothers enlisted WW1 Francis ( Jim ), Leslie, Stanley & Roy
( as did Francis James four sons in WW2 : Stan, James [ Jim ], Max, & Charlie ) ;
listed in order of seniority : from Francis Allen Prideaux Weeks & Elizabeth nee Northey
Sadly, the youngest brother, Roy Eric, died 1st of the 4 WW1 WEEKS brothers ! and as a bizarre cruel twist, but remarkably for our Branch of the Weeks Clan ;
the eldest brother, Francis James, died last !

not to be confused with a Lt N ( Neil ) Campbell, Boer War South Australia 5th Contingent : see attached jpgs

2 of 3. Campbell, Norman
Occupation : Soldier ; AASC Permanent Services ; previously Served : ( Tpr 516 ? in the Light Horse [ NSW IB ] ? ) Pte 316 in the Light Horse ( Vic IB ) & LCpl& then Sgt 2253 in 4th Btn ( ACH )

Australian Commonwealth Light Horse, Boer War ;
Born: 24 February 1881 Ballarat Victoria
Religion : Church of England
School :
Son of James (deceased) & Mrs Elizabeth Campbell nee Coltman, Glenthorne Depot, O'Halloran Hill, Adelaide, South Australia
Residence: Remount, O’Halloran Hill, South Australia
Marital Status : Married
Next of kin: Dora Christiana Winchester Campbell, wife ;
Spouse: Dora Christiana Winchester Campbell nee Wilmot, 'Mayno', Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Enlisted: 1 November 1917
Embarked 8 November 1917 SS Chindwarra, Adelaide, South Australia
Age at embarkation : 36
Captain Light Horse Remount Unit, India ( same as Dvr 512 Francis James Weeks eldest of 4 WW1 Weeks Brothers )
Returned: 7 January 1918
Served: India
During Boer War : may have been shot through the lungs but recovered ? invalided England ? see attached jpgs
Medals : Military Cross according to posting on Boer War Memorial WebSite http://www.bwm.org.au by John Matthew James Campbell, North Turramurra NSW, son of James William Campbell
Death: 5 July 1957 Helmsdale South Australia

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Biography

All three CAMPBELL Brothers enlisted WW1 James, Norman & Allen, in order of Seniority
Eldest James & 2nd Norman, also fought in the IB ( Imperial Bushmen ) & ACH ( Australian Commonwealth Light Horse ) 4th Btn together during the Boer War ( 1899 - 1902 ) ;

not to be confused with a Lt N ( Neil ) Campbell, Boer War South Australia 5th Contingent : see attached jpgs

2 of 3. Campbell, Norman
Occupation : Soldier ; AASC Permanent Services ; previously Served : ( Tpr 516 ? in the Light Horse [ NSW IB ] ? ) Pte 316 in the Light Horse ( Vic IB ) & LCpl& then Sgt 2253 in 4th Btn ( ACH )

Australian Commonwealth Light Horse, Boer War ;
Born: 24 February 1881 Ballarat Victoria
Religion : Church of England
School :
Son of James (deceased) & Mrs Elizabeth Campbell nee Coltman, Glenthorne Depot, O'Halloran Hill, Adelaide, South Australia
Residence: Remount, O’Halloran Hill, South Australia
Marital Status : Married
Next of kin: Dora Christiana Winchester Campbell, wife ;
Spouse: Dora Christiana Winchester Campbell nee Wilmot, 'Mayno', Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Enlisted: 1 November 1917
Embarked 8 November 1917 SS Chindwarra, Adelaide, South Australia
Age at embarkation : 36 
Captain Light Horse Remount Unit, India ( same as Dvr 512 Francis James Weeks eldest of 4 WW1 Weeks Brothers )
Returned: 7 January 1918
Served: India
During Boer War : may have been shot through the lungs but recovered ? invalided England ? see attached jpgs
Medals : Military Cross according to posting on Boer War Memorial WebSite http://www.bwm.org.au by John Matthew James Campbell, North Turramurra NSW, son of James William Campbell
Death: 5 July 1957 Helmsdale South Australia

Bring alive past spirituality through History Research & relive past Lives

Many thanks & sincere regards
Jeff M.  Weeks
Unit 3, 371 Morphett Road, Oaklands Park, SA 5046, South Australia
PREFERRED Contact 04 2888 2844 SMS txt 7 days as I am 75 - 80 % deaf
contacts@travellersoz.com.au
Home Messages 101 : 08 8298 3787

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