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Alex Donald CAMERON

Regimental number3700
Place of birthKongbool, Balmoral
SchoolState School, Pigeon Ponds, Victoria
AddressColeraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W Cameron, Coleraine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSinging Circus, Bazentin, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie CAMERON, Coleraine, Victoria. Native of Kongbool, Balmoral
Family/military connections3 brothers; Gordon Kenneth killed in action.

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