Charles Edward Campbell

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Campbell, Trooper Charles Edward no. 1998.

[6th?] Light Horse, formerly Imperial Camel Corps December 1916.

Reinforcements, later AIF Canteen Egypt Lincoln Street, Campsie.

Son of Mrs Ann and the late Patrick F. Campbell, Campsie.

Born at Richmond River.

Educated Richmond River Public School.


Trooper Campbell’s two brothers served in the South African War.

Enlisted 19/11/1915, aged43.



Next of kin, mother, Mrs Ann Campbell, Lincoln Street, Campsie.

Embarked from Sydney 3/2/1916 per RMS Karmala.

War service: Egypt; was with unit at cessation of hostilities.

Returned to Australia 10/7/1919.

Portrait and biography in The All Australia Memorial 1919.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.

Australian War Memorial available at: [accessed 26/08/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002