Campbell, Sydney James (Captain, b.1887 - d.1915)

Accession Number PR88/102
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Campbell, Sydney James
Higgins, Mervyn Bournes
Hughes, Frederic Godfrey
McPhee, John Claude
Redford, Thomas Harold
Place made At sea, Australia, Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1911-1944
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/099/062
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

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Collection relating to the service of Captain Sydney James Campbell, AAMC, Australia, at sea, Egypt, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection consists of a studio portrait of Captain Campbell and two negatives; seven snapshots depicting Australian soldiers loading horses onto a ship; twelve annotated sketches by Captain Campbell depicting various landmarks near Anzac Cove; five letters written by Captain Campbell to various members of his family; numerous letters of condolence received by Campbell's family following his death in July 1915; two diaries and assorted diary notes made in 1915; a copy of 'The Dardanelles Driveller' (Dardanelles : no.1, 17 May 1915); a copy of 'Peninsula Press' (Gallipoli : no. 18, 30 May 1915); one Egyptian postcard.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Captain Sydney James Campbell, 8th Light Horse Regt. Died of wounds at sea, 14 July 1915. Other biographical details: educated at Geelong CE Grammar School, 1905; Ormond College, University of Melbourne 1905 - 1910, Victoria M.B. B.S. Single; medical practitioner of 'Maritimo', Portland, Victoria. Son of Hugh John Munro Campbell, M.L.A., of 'Maritimo', Portland, Victoria.