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William Valentine CAMPER

Regimental number326
Date of birth14 February 1881
Place of birthWentworth, New South Wales
SchoolWentworth and Hay Public Schools, New South Wales
Other trainingAgricultural College, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinEleanor Camper, Wellham Street, Beecroft, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollLight Horse Details
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 10 October 1915

FateReturned to Australia 23 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1219 Sergeant Alan Lyle CAMPER, 14th Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 May 1946

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