Biography

Birth date: 1885
Birth place: Australia: South Australia
Death date: 1961
Death place: Australia: South Australia
Final rank: Captain
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Date of embarkation: 14 September 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Adelaide

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Bar to Military Cross

  • Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Bar to Military Cross

  • Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Bar to Military Cross

  • Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Military Cross

  • Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

P04366.002

An AIF recruiting lantern slide featuring a portrait of cricketer Gordon Cathcart Campbell. the text on the slide reads " The South Australian cricketer scored a Military Cross. Keep up the Good Name of Sportsmen!" Campbell embarked as a lieutenant with the 10th Battalion on 14 September 1915. He...

P04366.002

Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1885
Date of embarkation 1915-09-14
Other 1916-09-25 - 1916-09-28 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-10-06
Date of honour or award 1917-01-07 Awarded the Military Cross.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-01-20
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-10-07
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-10-21
Date of honour or award 1917-11-19 Awarded the Bar to the Military Cross.
Date returned to Australia 1919-03-16
Date of death 1961