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John Murray Campigli

Name on Board JM Campigli
Name on Service
Records
John Murray  Campigli
Enlistment Age 22
Occupation Clerk
Place of Birth Bunyip, Vic
Next of Kin James Louis and Katherine Campigli
Address 87 Prospect Hill Road, East Camberwell, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 8/12/1917
Service No. 3930
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 7/03/1918
Embarkation Ship MS Ormonde
Unit on Embarkation 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Date of Death 21/11/1918
Unit on Death 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Rank on Death Trooper
Cause of Death Illness (Pneumonia)
Place of Wounding/
Death
74th Casualty Clearing Station, Tripoli
Cemetery or Memorial Beirut War Cemetery, Beirut, Lebanon
0159 JM Campigu v
Additional Information

Member of the Williamstown Sea Cadets.  John’s family previously lived in 75 Railway Place, Williamstown when his father was relieving Station Master for Victorian Railways (noted on service records of George Murray Campigli (237).

Brothers George Murray (237), Donald Hugh (1454 & 7460) and Francis Lewis (3634) all enlisted in WW1. Donald Hugh Campigli was awarded a DCM.  He returned to Australia in July 1915 and re-enlisted in May 1917.

The attached newspaper articles of Donald Campigli’s reports of his service from enlistment to Gallipoli is from the scrapbook of Maud Bear (nee Hillier), courtesy of Jill Bear.

Additional References

The Argus, Wednesday 27 November 1918

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