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Duncan Angus CAMERON

Regimental number2139
Date of birth18 May 1885
Place of birthJames Creek, Maclean, New South Wales
SchoolHarwood Island Public School, New South Wales
AddressHarwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Allan Cameron, James Creek, Harwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front (Somme, 1916-1917; Louverval; Bullecourt; Polygon Wood; Broodseinde Ridge; Villers-Bretonneaux; Morlancourt; Peronne)

Wounded in action (shrapnel in leg(.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 January 1958
Age at death73
Place of burialPresbyterian Section, Old Maclean Cemetery, New South Wales

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