Captain Sydney James Campbell

Birth Date 19 July 1887
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Portland
Death Date 14 July 1915
Death Place Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Final Rank Captain
Units

Sydney James Campbell was born on 19 July 1887 at Portland, Victoria. He was educated at Geelong Church of England Grammar School, Ormond College and the University of Melbourne.Campbell worked as a medical practitioner in Portland, Victoria before the First World War. Campbell joined the Australian Infantry Force on 29 November 1914 and was assigned to the 8th Light Horse Regiment. He departed Melbourne with the 8th Light Horse Regiment aboard HMAT Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915. Campbell suffered severe shell wounds at ANZAC Cove on 14 July 1915 and died aboard HS Sicilia. Sydney Campbell was buried at sea and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour

    Rank
    Captain
    Fate
    Died of wounds
    Date of Fate
    Service
    Australian Army
    Unit
    8th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War Embarkation Roll

    Rank
    Captain
    Place of Embarkation
    Melbourne
    Embarkation Ship
    HMAT Star of Victoria A16
    Date of Embarkation
    25 February 1915
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918

Timeline

Date of birth 1887-07-19
Date of embarkation 1915-02-25
Date of death 1915-07-14

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