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William Gordon CAMPBELL

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Surname: CAMPBELL

Forename(s): William Gordon

Place of Birth: Bradford, Yorkshire

Service No: 2304

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Australian Infantry

Battalion / Unit: 46th Battalion

Division: 4th Australian Division

Age: 30

Date of Death: 1917-04-11

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CWGC Memorial: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL

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Local War Memorial: LINTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

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

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Australian Infantry

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Australian Infantry

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Australian Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Australian Division

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Surname: CAMPBELL

Forename(s): William Gordon

Country of Service: Australian

Service Number: 2304

Rank: Private

Regiment: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Unit: 46th Bn.

Age: 30

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Died Date: 11/04/1917

Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Edith Campbell. Born at Bradford, Yorks., England.

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