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Full Name: John Sharp Cameron
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): John Sharp
Surname: Cameron
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 35512
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Bushman
Next of Kin: Alexander Cameron (father), Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 11th Reinforcements J Company
Embarkation Date: 2 January 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 73
Vessel: Opawa
Destination: London, England
Nominal Roll Number: 49
Page on Nominal Roll: 15
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Havrincourt, France
Date of Death: 30 September 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Marcoing British Cemetery, Nord, France
Grave Reference: I. B. 15.
Biographical Notes: John Sharp Cameron was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Cameron, of Cambridge, New Zealand.
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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