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Full Name: Hughie Cameron
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): Hughie
Surname: Cameron
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 24/1950
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Bullock driver
Next of Kin: Archibald John Cameron (brother), Shepherd, Porangahau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 4th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date: 4 March 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 26
Page on Nominal Roll: 31
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 13 June 1917
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
Grave Reference: IX. E. 1.
Biographical Notes: Hughie Cameron was the brother of Donald Cameron, of Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
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 II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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