Keith Gordon CAMERON MM

CAMERON, Keith Gordon

Service Number: 1796
Enlisted: 5 April 1916, Armidale
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia, 29 November 1895
Home Town: Walcha, Walcha, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Road Wood, Clery-sur-Somme, France, 31 August 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sulphide Corporation Pty. Ltd. Cockle Creek Works Honour Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), Walcha Glen Morrison Great War Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

5 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1796, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Armidale
4 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, 1796, 33rd Infantry Battalion
4 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, 1796, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney
21 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 1796, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines, GSW left thigh
4 Nov 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 33rd Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1796, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, Gassed
30 Aug 1918: Honoured Military Medal, German Spring Offensive 1918, For conspicuous courage and devition to duty in the counter-attack by the 33rd Battalion AIF against the Marcelcave-Aubercourt line on March 30 and 31, 1918.
31 Aug 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, 1796, 33rd Infantry Battalion

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