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Regimental number4115
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
SchoolReid River Provisional School, Queensland
OccupationDrapers assistant
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Cameron, Reid River near Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Donald Cameron on NR
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 11), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Margaret CAMERON, Reid River, via Townsville, North Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4116 Pte James CAMERON, 26th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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