William CAMMACK

CAMMACK, William

Service Numbers: 218, 733
Enlisted: 1 September 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: New York, Lincolnshire, England, 1879
Home Town: Oakey, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Townsville State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 20 May 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula
Plot I, Row C, Grave 21 Personal Inscription: JESUS GRANT THAT WE MEET INSERTED BY HIS LOVING WIFE & CHILDREN
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballandean Sons of the Empire, Oakey War Memorial, Stanthorpe Fallen Soldiers HR, Stanthorpe Soldiers Memorial, Townsville West End Methodist Church Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 218, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry

World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, 733, 9th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Omrah embarkation_ship_number: A5 public_note: ''
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, 733, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
20 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 733, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Jun 1880 CAMMACK William Horncastle 7a 620

He was 35 and the son of William and Sarah Cammack; husband of Helen Eadie Cammack, of Fletcher Siding, Southern Line, Queensland, Australia.

Age on arrival in Australia 12.
Next of kin Wife, Mrs Helen Eadie Cammack, who was living at Oakey, Queensland when William enlisted.

Previous military service-Served in the first contingent on Special Service in South Africa. South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)- 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry-Service number 218-Private.
Enlistment date-1 September 1914-9th Battalion, F Company.
Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914-he was said to be 35 at the time.

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