CAMERON, Harry James H J

Service:
Army
Rank:
Private; Sergeant
Unit:
2nd Battalion, Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Also served with Advance Party, Samoa
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
1/9
Home Address:
Hora Hora ValleyWhangareiAucklandNew Zealand
Family Details:

His parents were William and Margaret Cameron, of Hora Hora Valley, Whangarei, New Zeland but originally from Holwick

The following family details are taken from the Role of Honour database entry for his brother Frederick Thomas Cameron, Auckland Infantry Battalion, then New Zealand Engineers. This entry includes an article on Frederick's funeral from the Teesdale Mercury of 18th October 1916. It can be inferred from the article that Harry James was one of (at least) four sons of William and Margaret, including Frank, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, and the aforementioned Frederick. It can also be inferred that Harry's uncles and aunts included Jeremiah Cameron, a Lead Miner and resident of Holwick, a Mr and Mrs John Lowes and a Mr and Mrs Ed Collinson. His cousins included Mr and Mrs W Lee and Mr and Mrs George Bell 

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Unknown
Death:
18th Jul 1918
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
killed in action
Place of Burial:
Serre Road Cemetary No 1
Obituary:

Teesdale Mercury 04.09.1918  Page 3: Column 5

Sergeant Harry James Cameron, killed in action, 18th July

 

Notes:

According to the Teesdale Mercury article of 18th October 1916, William and Margaret Cameron emigrated to New Zealand from Holwick in around 1879 during a depression in the lead mining industry.

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