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William Redford CAMERON

Regimental number3112
Date of birth28 October 1881
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
SchoolWarrnambool Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationReporter
AddressCarthage Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Cameron, 20 Clan Alpine Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDetails of birth and death not verified.
FateReturned to Australia 18 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Gordon Carmichael CAMERON MC, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1919; Lt Thomas Douglas CAMERON, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 October 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II in the Volunteer Defence Corps.
Date of death21 December 1959
Age at death78
Place of burialCremated: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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