LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Edwin Archibald CAMPBELL

Service No: 31238
Born: Mathinna TAS, 19 October 1897
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 June 1941
Unit: No. 12 Repair and Salvage Unit
Died: Drowned, Burdekin River, 14 March 1943, Aged 44 Years
Buried: Charters Towers War Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edwin James Walter and Francis Campbell; husband of Dulcie Maude Campbell, of Launceston, Tasmania
Roll of Honour: St Helens TAS
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 14 March 1943, Corporal Campbell, a Fitter Driver Motor Transport, drowned while swimming in the Burdekin River.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/7/48

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