William Campbell was the son of William and Margaret Campbell. William was born about 1895 in Dungannon. By 1911, the family had moved to Belfast where William was 16 years old and working as a barman. William Campbell enlisted in Belfast. Rifleman William Campbell was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action in Gallipoli on 13 August 1915. He was 21 years old.
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.