Hugh Allison CAMDEN DCM

CAMDEN, Hugh Allison

Service Numbers: 503, NX147717
Enlisted: 1 March 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Moree, New South Wales, Australia, 12 July 1891
Home Town: Kempsey, Kempsey, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 3 February 1962, aged 70 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Officers of the 19th Battalion Pictorial Honour Roll, Gunnedah Rosewarne Public School Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 503, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 503, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 503, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 503, 19th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Jun 1916: Honoured Distinguished Conduct Medal
27 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 503, 19th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , Shell wound (left thigh)
17 Mar 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 503, 19th Infantry Battalion, HT Beltana, Plymouth for return to Australia - arriving 12 May 1917.
20 Jun 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 503, 19th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

1 Jan 1940: Enlisted SN NX147717, Randwick

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