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Charles CAMERON

Regimental number1669
Place of birthByaduk, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressRainbow, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31.5
Height5' 10"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Cameron, Lochiel, Condah Swamp, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Discharge date5 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4171 Corporal George John CAMERON, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 398 Pte Kenneth Ernest CAMERON, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 14 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Rio Negro', 29 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 5 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 October 1964
Age at death80
Place of burialRainbow Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMERON Charles

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