Regimental number12/526
Date of birth3 August 1889
Place of birthSheffield, Tasmania, Australia
AddressMangaturoto, North Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.25"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, E C A Cameron, Normanby Road, Mount Eden, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed in 15th (North Auckland) Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMaungaturoto
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTwelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr & Mrs Donald Cameron, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Killed in action, 8 May 1915 ('Shot through the abdomen in a bayonet charge.')

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805