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Sidney Joseph CAMERON

Regimental number2588
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Hamilton, VIctoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHairdresser
AddressGriffin Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Cameron, Griffin Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHamilton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 8), Flerbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Honor CAMERON, 2A Michael Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria. Native of Hamilton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3478 Corporal Norman James CAMERON, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 January 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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