Hugh (Hughie) CAMERON



Service Number: 1640
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wandsworth, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Wandsworth, Guyra, New South Wales
Schooling: Wandsworth Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 1 June 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
Plot I, Row D, Grave 20
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1640, 9th Infantry Battalion
13 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1640, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane


Hughie and his 2 brothers, John and Harold Norman died in WW!.

Hugh Cameron

Hugh was the elder of John & Rachel Camerons three sons who died serving their country in WW1. Hugh was Lance Corporal, killed in action on 1 June 1916 in France, having enlisted at the age of 32yrs 4 mths. He is buried in the Rue David Group of cemeteries at Rue du Bois 4 and a half miles west of Armenteries, Plot 1, row D grave 20. The boys were obviously loved and respected by their nephew as he named his own children after them.


The elder of three of the sons of Rachel and John Cameron who gave their lives for their country. Hughie was killed in action in Fanders.

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