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Cyril George Archibald CAMERON

Regimental number1925
Place of birthDunkeld, Victoria
AddressBurnside, Glen Thompson, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C Cameron, Burnside, Glen Thompson, Victoria
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Other details

War service: enlisted at Geelong, Victoria.

Also served in 60th Battalion and 15th Brigade Machine Gun Company.

Was wounded in action, 19 July 1916, (gun shot wound to leg) and was hospitalised in Leeds, England. Promoted Sergeant. Returned to France and was wounded again in action (gun shot wounds to arms, face and hand) and admitted to King George Hospital, Windsor, England. Promoted to Lieutenant, 19 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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