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Hector Cameron

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 104 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 104 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hector AWMM
  • Surname
    Cameron AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/331 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 July 1884 AWMM ForresScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Waipa Camp, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Duncan Cameron (father), Birnie, Elgin, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 13 October 1914; found guilty, 18 November 1914, of attempting to break ship: awarded 168 hours' detention with loss of pay; disembarked Alexandria, 3 December 1914.
    Charged with drunkenness while defaulting, and using obscene language, and insolence to an NCO, Ismailia, 11 February 1915: remanded; elected to have Court Martial [no further details recorded].
    Admitted to NZ Field Ambulance, Gallipoli, 11 June 1915; discharged to duty, 13 June 1915.
    Appointed Acting Corporal, 1 July 1915; Sergeant (date indecipherable).
    Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
    Promoted Company Sergeant Major, 1 March 1916.
    Marched into NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 3 August 1916.
    Recommended by General Godley for Imperial Commission; marched out and proceeded to England, 4 August 1916. Transferred to No 6 Officer Cadet Bn, Balliol College, Oxford, 4 November 1916.
    Discharged in England, 11 February 1917; commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant, 10th Yorkshire and Lancashire Regiment, British Army.

    Military Personnel File incorrectly indicates previous sevrice in the South African War. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 104 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra 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
    • It's extremely doubtful the 2 images of H Cameron are the same man. Note hair line 15 yrs apart. Public - Keith - Researcher - 30 June 2017 - Age comparison


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