CAMPBELL John 45328

LEST WE FORGET 

Sergeant John CAMPBELL

Service No: 45328
Born: Greenock Scotland, 22 March 1897
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 July 1941 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 2 Air Observers’ School, Mount Gambier SA
Died: Injury, Mt. Gambier SA, 30 March 1942, Aged 45 Years
Buried: Mt. Gambier General Cemetery SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Elizabeth Dundas Campbell of Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 30 March 1942, Sergeant Campbell, a Drill Instructor, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-line Record A705, 163/95/241