Chapman Valley History

Henry Campbell

367, Corporal Henry Alexander CAMPBELL
Unit: 16th Battalion, D Company, AIF

Where Born: Parkhurst, Isle of Wight, England
School: High School, Perth, Western Australia
Occupation: Accountant, Stockman, Surveyors Assistant, Bushman
Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital status: Married, Frances Mary Campbell nee Brady
Family: Son, Alexander Joseph Campbell
Parents: Colonel Joseph Alexander (OBE, DCM, JP) and Rosanna Campbell, Cameron
Lodge, 120 Aberdeen Street, Perth, WA
Description: Height 5’ 5½”; weight 148 lbs; chest 37/38½”; fair complexion; blue eyes; brown hair

War Service: Henry (Harry) served as Quarter-Master Sergeant of the Second West Australian Mounted Infantry contingent in South Africa 1900-1901 for which he received the Queen’s Medal with five clasps. He enlisted 21 Sep 1914 at Blackboy Hill, WA, aged 39 years 8 months. On 22 Dec 1914 Harry embarked per HMAT Ceramic from Melbourne, Victoria and was promoted to Corporal 09 Nov 1915.
Killed in Action: 19 Nov 1915 at Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, aged 40 years
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
Military Connections: Father, Lieut-Colonel J.A. Campbell; brother, Major John Campbell; nephew, Gunner A. J. Campbell
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal