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Donald Cameron ANDERSON

Regimental number5646
Date of birth11 June 1894
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressStanhope Street, Rushworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, C Anderson, Rushworth, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work on 26 August 1918 near Proyart.
Recommendation date: 30 August 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Medal


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

Family/military connectionsBrother: 2671 Driver Charles Gordon ANDERSON, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1975
Age at death83
Place of burialRushworth Cemetery, Victoria

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