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Oscar CAMERON

Regimental number3367
Place of birthShelbourne, Nova Scotia, Canada
SchoolShelbourne Academy, Nova Scotia, Canada
Other trainingNavigation School, Halifax, Canada.
Age on arrival in Australia42
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShip's officer
AddressNil
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Christopher Cameron, Shelborne, Nova Scotia, Canada
Enlistment date20 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted June 1918. Died in Bodford Hospital, England.
FateDied of disease 24 January 1918
Age at death43.3
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialGodford St. mary (St. Mary) New Churchyard (Grave No. 98), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christopher and Agnes CAMERON, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada

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