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James Alexander CAMERON

Regimental number1695
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCook
AddressSherwood, Takapa, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E C Cameron, Sherwood, Takapa, New Zealand
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlsited 19 August 1914 - 3rd FABde; transferred to 11th FAB 23 March 1916; promoted cpl 19 June 1916.
FateKilled in Action 24 December 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death26
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 22), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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