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John Alexander CAMERON

Regimental number5562
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBricklayer
Address55 Anderson Street, East Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.7
Height5' 5.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinJ Cameron, 55 Anderson Street, East Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Garrison Artillery, Geelong.
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date31 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 31 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 November 1975
Age at death82
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, ACT
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMERON John Alexander

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