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Regimental number3277
Place of birthMurrumburrah, New South Wales
AddressWoonona, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.8
Height6' 1.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Cameron, Gray Street, Woonona, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date11 June 1917
Place of enlistmentCoonabarabran, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Discharge date28 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 2 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917; marched into 9th Training Bn, Durrington, 3 October 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 February 1918; taken on strength, 35th Bn, in the field, 12 February 1918.

Wounded in action, 4 April 1918 (gun shot wound, right thigh); admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 5 April 1918; transferred to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 6 April 1918; to England, 9 April 1918, and admitted to Bath War Hospital, 10 April 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 17 May 1918; discharged to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 21 June 1918.

Marched into Overseas Training Bde, Longbridge Deverill, 31 July 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 August 1918; rejoined 35th Bn, in the field, 26 August 1918.

Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 September 1918 (septic right knee); transferred to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 28 September 1918; to England, 3 October 1918, and admitted to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester, 4 October 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 15 November 1918; discharged on furlough, 16 November 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Stton Veny, 30 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of York', 14 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 February 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 28 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 August 1984
Place of burialYoung Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAMERON Leo Ewan

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