Joseph Leslie Campbell

First Name: 
Joseph
Middle Name: 
Leslie
Last Name: 
Campbell
Date of Birth: 
Monday, July 27, 1896
Mother's Name: 
Jessie Campbell nee Byron
Father's Name: 
William Campbell
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, October 31, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Sapper
Rank at Discharge: 
Sapper
Unit: 
Australian Signal Squadron
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Place of Death: 
Sydney, N.S.W.
Details: 

Joseph Leslie Campbell (Service No 17656) was born in West Wyalong, N.S.W.

At enlistment he was 21 years old, single, worked as a clerk and had served 4 years with the University Scouts. Joseph listed his parents, who were living at Bellambi, N.S.W., as his next of kin.

Joseph embarked on HMAT A15 Port Sydney with the 1st - 4th Signal Troop Reinforcement on 9th May 1917. He arrived in Egypt on 20th June 1917 and was attached to the Australian Airline Section and the Desert Mounted Corps as a signaller. Joseph was not wounded but contracted malaria in 1918. He returned to Australia in August 1919, and was discharged on 4th October 1919.

Joseph died in Sydney, N.S.W., in 1971.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, CAMPBELL J L

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