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Ewen Anthony CAMERON

Regimental number1880
Date of birth20 October 1877
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Ignatius College, Sydney, New South Wales; Xavier College, Kew, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMachinery expert
AddressVictoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gertrude Catherine Cameron, 'Warryure', Gloucester Street, Victoria Park, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed as 2278 Private, 4th Bn, Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date22 June 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameMay 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Mechanical Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 30 October 1919
Discharge date22 January 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1316 Pte Duncan Peter CAMERON, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia, 30 October 1919; disembarked, 15 December 1919; discharged, 22 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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