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Gordon Peter CAMERON

Regimental number88
Date of birth1 June 1891
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Vcitoria; West Brunswick State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia24
OccupationTram conductor
Address24 Passfield Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFoster Father, H Pegg, 24 Passfield Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death12 July 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 13), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Foster son of Mr W.H. PEGG. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Killed in a hazardous exploit undertaken on 12 July 1915, by a voluntary party of ten men at German Officers' Trench, near Steele's Post. The Australians lost 8 killed and 2 wounded.

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