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James CAMERON

Regimental number4473
Place of birthMalangai, Wanganui, New Zealand
SchoolCollegiate School, Wanganui, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressKaimkillenbum, Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinBrother, A Cameron, Marangai, Wanganui, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPuchvillers, France
Age at death42
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 46), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ann CAMERON. Native of Marangai, Wanganui, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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