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CAMERON William Wallace

Service number 1622

William Wallace Cameron returned to Australia on the 2ndJanuary 1919. Discharged on the 27thMarch 1919.

William joined the police force in 1923. He was stationed at various Police stations across Victoria including Port Melbourne, Footscray North, Nathalia and Shepparton.

In 1936 William married Elizabeth May Menzies.

Died on the 5thMarch 1984.

Buried on the 8th March 1984 at Pine Lodge Cemetery, Shepparton, Victoria.

Name CAMERON, William Wallace
Service Number 1622
Rank Private
Roll 3 Pioneer Battalion 1-6 Reinforcements (June-December 1916)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 6th June 1916
City Melbourne
Ship HMAT Wandilla A62
Age 18 years
Birth Place 15thAugust 1900, Trafalgar, Victoria
Father Duncan Cameron, Darnum, Victoria
Mother Eliza Ellen (Redfern) Cameron
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Farmhand
Residence Darnum, Victoria
Enlisted 25thFebruary 1916
Height 5 feet, 7½ inches
Complexion Fair; Eyes- Blue; Hair- Auburn