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Thomas Wilson CAMERON

Regimental number927
Date of birth--/01/1893
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
Addressc/o John Anderson, Stanton Hill, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr Robert Cameron, Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF9
Promotion date: 5 August 1916


Unit: INF9
Promotion date: 16 December 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Corps Orders

For conspicuous gallantry and marked devotion to duty while in charge of pack train.(East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 16 November 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Military Cross

Work at Villaret on 18 September 1918.
Recommendation date: 26 December 1918

Military Cross

Work on 18 september 1918.
Recommendation date: 6 January 1919

Mention in Despatches

Excellent services at Pozieres and consistent good work.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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