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Forename(s): William Gordon
Place of Birth: Bradford, Yorkshire
Service No: 2304
Regiment / Corps / Service: Australian Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 46th Battalion
Division: 4th Australian Division
Date of Death: 1917-04-11
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: LINTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
William Gordon Campbell was the son of Thomas and Edith Campbell, née Moulson. Both parents were born at Bradford, Yorkshire.
1891 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 24, Merton Road - William Gordon Campbell, aged 4 years, born Manningham, Yorkshire, son of Thomas and E. Campbell.
1901 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 19, Merton Road - William G. Campbell, aged 14 years, born Bradford, son of Thomas and Edith Campbell.
1911 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 14, Pemberton Drive - William Gordon Campbell, aged 24 years, born Bradford, son of Thomas and Edith Campbell.
On William Gordon Campbell's Australian Imperial Force Attestation Paper his father's address is given as 8, Bridge End, Grassington, Yorkshire.
The image of the cap badge also shows the colour patch of the battalion.
A short biography of William is included in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered - Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).
Australian service records: www.naa.gov.au › The collection › Popular research topics › Defence › Service records
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Australian Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Australian Division
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