Biography David Campbell

David Campbell

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  • Time Period1915 - 1979
  • PlaceEllerslie
  • CountryAustralia

Poet Biography

David Campbell was one of Australia’s most accomplished poets.

David Campbel: born July 16th 1915 in Ellerslie Australia. He was the son of a Doctor-Grazier. He married Bonnie Lawrence in January 1940 (divorced 1973) and then married Judy Dale (a historian) in 1974. He had 2 children from his first marriage Andrew and Raina.

David Campbell served in the Royal Australian Air Force from 1939 to 1945, serving in the South Pacific, he reached the rank of Wing Commander and received the Distinguished Flying Cross with bar.