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McRae Cumberland Cameron

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    McRae Cumberland AWMM
  • Surname
    Cameron AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rae Cumberland Cameron AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13689 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 September 1889 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    15 September 1889 (NZBDM Birth Cert 1889/139/3560) Public - Roger Geoffrey - Other Relative - 18 August 2015 - Birth Certificate and NZBDM 'Printout'
  • Place of birth
    Wangaehu Valley, Wanganui Region Public - Roger Geoffrey - Other Relative - 18 August 2015 - Birth Certificate and NZBDM 'Printout'
  • Birth notes
    Father: Duncan CAMERON
    Mother: Eliza CAMERON (née McDonell) Public - Roger Geoffrey - Other Relative - 18 August 2015 - Birth Certificate and NZBDM 'Printout'
  • Address before enlistment
    Te Kopua Public - Roger Geoffrey - Other Relative - 18 August 2015 - Wanganui Chronicle 25 Sep. 1917, p.2.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.C. Cameron (wife), Te Kopua, Pirongia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    McRae is my paternal grandfather. McRae's eldest son, John Denis Fraser Cameron (1912-1979) is my father, born in Wellington, grew up in Wanganui, moved to Australia c.1932, in AIF in WW2. Public - Roger Geoffrey - Other Relative - 18 August 2015 - Birth Certificate and NZBDM 'Printouts' for McR C C and JDFC, and my Australian Birth Certificate.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13689 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM School Master/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    School Master at Te Kopua School Public - Roger Geoffrey - Other Relative - 18 August 2015 - Wanganui Chronicle 25 Sep. 1917, p.2.
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • McRae Cameron was the son of Duncan and Elizabeth Cameron, of Wanganui; husband of Maisie E. Cameron, of Castlecliff, Wanganui, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 September 1917 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. C. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 16 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 August 2015Roger Geoffrey19 Beauchamp St., Marrickville, NSW 2204, AustraliaOther Relative

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