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Allen Campbell

Captain

2nd Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal
  • Military Cross

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: M. Larkins
  • Plaque: 1386

Additional Info

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Biography

Allan Campbell was born in St Kilda, was 29 years old and a Grazer by trade when he enlisted in the 32nd Infantry Battalion on 10 June 1915. He moved swiftly through the ranks, receiving a promotion to Provisional Sergeant on 1 September 1915, Sergeant Major on 16 September 1915, to 2nd Lieutenant on 12 May 1916 and finally to Captain. According to medial reports, he was wounded in action on 19 July 1916 with a light gunshot wound to the head and was unconscious for roughly 1 half hour. He was awarded the Military Cross for valuable services in the field on 15 October 1919.
Tree No. 1386

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour