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Full Name
Harry James Cameron
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Harry James
Surname
Cameron
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
1/9
First Known Rank
  • Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
  • Company Sergeant Major
Occupation before Enlistment
  • Unknown occupation
  • Clerk
Next of Kin
  • William Cameron, Manan Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
  • W. Cameron (father), Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Government Life, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
  • Samoan Advance Party
  • New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
25th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Embarkation Date
  • 15 August 1914
  • 26 April 1917
Place of Embarkation
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
  • Moeraki or Monowai
  • Turakina
Destination
  • Apia, Samoa
  • Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Footnotes
Ex Samoan Advance.
Nominal Roll Number
  • Vol1
  • 62
Page on Nominal Roll
  • 104
  • 7
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
18 July 1918
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Serre Road Cemetery No 1, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
V. C. 14.
Biographical Notes
Harry James Cameron was the son of William and Margaret Cameron, of, Hora Hora Valley, Whangarei, New Zealand. Also served with Advance Party at Samoa.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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