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John CAMERON

Regimental number1857
Place of birthBarraba New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressBaraba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss Annie Cameron, c/o Mrs. W. Lockett, Fitzroy Street, Baraba, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Rolly2a Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Removing mortar from front line and carrying it to safety through a heavy barrage. (Pozieres)'
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 November 1952
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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