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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: Military personnel file
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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