John CAMPBELL

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CAMPBELL, John

Service Number: 178
Enlisted: 14 October 1914, Place of enlistment - Halsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Woodburn, Richmond River New South Wales, 1886
Home Town: Kilgin, Richmond Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Kilgin Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot I, Row A, Grave 8
Memorials: Woodburn Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 178, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Place of enlistment - Halsworthy, New South Wales
20 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 178, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Embarked on HMAT 'A33' Ayrshire from Sydney on 20th December 1914, disembarking Egypt.
28 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 178, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of James (1827 - 1902) and Mary Ann (1839 - 1926) CAMPBELL of Kilgin, New South Wales. 

Brother of

  • Mignonette Louise CAMPBELL, born 1880, died 19th August 1961, married John DAY 1908;
  • AANS Lily CAMPBELL - Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia 10th January 1920,  born 1882, died 20th September 1965, Married name LARKING
  • Catherine CAMPBELL, born 1882, died 27th March 1952

 

John Campbell was mentioned in Military Orders No. 570 of 1915 - see document in "Linked Documents"

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