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Full Name: Colin Victor Cameron
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Colin Victor
Surname: Cameron
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 14225
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Mrs Martha E. Cameron (mother), Roto-o-rangi, Cambridge, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 8th Reinforcements 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation Date: 26 June 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 34
Page on Nominal Roll: 28
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 8 June 1917
Age at Death: 19
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Grave Reference: III. C. 102
Biographical Notes: Son of Alex. and Martha Cameron, of Cambridge,
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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