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Hugh CAMERON

Regimental number3089
Place of birthCasterton, Victoria
SchoolHenty State School No 2020, Victoria
Other trainingPortland College, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs C M Cameron, Guildford PO, Guildford, Western Australia
Previous military serviceFought in the Boer War in South Africa.
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Henty State School No 2020 Honour Roll, Victoria. Parents: Donald and Eliza CAMERON; husband of Catherine CAMERON, Chapman Road, Bluff Point, Western Australia. Native of Casterton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 29720 Driver Colin Fletcher CAMERON, 2nd Division Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919; Captain Robert Miles Fletcher CAMERON, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 8 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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