John Campbell Memorial Plaque

Woodburn Memorial Plaque for John Campbell

This marble memorial plaque commemorates John Campbell of 'Kilgin' who died at the Dardenelles on 28 June 1915, aged 29 years. As a trooper in the 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment, he was killed in action on 28 June 1915 at Gallipoli in the Dardenelles, Turkey. He was buried in the Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey.

The memorial tablet is located in the Woodburn Op-Shop, formerly St Alban's Anglican Church. The church was consecrated on 17 December 1961 and closed in 2010. It then re-opened as an opportunity shop in August 2010.


In Loving memory Of
of Kilgin, R. R.
who died for his Country
at the Dardanelles,
28th JUNE 1915

"Greater love hath no man than this, that
a man lay down his life for his friends."

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Trooper John Campbell World War 1 KIA 28/6/1915 178 AIF 7th Aust L H Regt Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey view
Cnr Pacific Highway and Cedar Street
Woodburn Op-Shop
Woodburn NSW 2472
Local Government Area
  • Richmond Valley Council
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established Date format: 
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  • First World War, 1914–18

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