1899 – He was born on the 26th of February.
1915 – At the age of 16, Campbell left his job as an insurance clerk and lied about his age to enlist in the 15th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Force.
– He landed at ANZAC Cove in early November and assisted in carrying ammunition, stores and water to the trenches. Illness forced his evacuation in December.
1916 – Campbell was formally discharged.
1939-1949 – He was president of the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Rail Union.
– He was president of the Launceston Trades and Labor Council.
– He worked on the construction of Old Parliament House in Canberra.
2002 – He died on the 16th of May.