Background : Son of Angus and Margaret Cameron; husband of Evelyn Augusta Cameron, of Yannathan, Victoria, Australia.
Service & personal summary At enlistment : married. No previous military experience. Blue eyes, fair hair.
06/06/1940 Taken on strength Recruit Reception Depot Caulfield, Victoria.
08/06/1940 Posted to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
15/08/1940 Admitted 4 Australian General Hospital Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria with mumps.
29/08/1940 Discharged to unit.
27/11/1940 Granted 3 weeks leave without pay 27/11/1940 to 17/12/1940.
18/12/1940 Returned to duty from leave without pay.
07/04/1941 Embarked Sydney, New South Wales on H.M.S. Queen Mary (H.M.T. N.N.).
08/05/1941 Disembarked Middle East.
14/08/1941 Graded A1 Group 1 (Engine artificer).
04/09/1941 Relinguished A1 Group 1 Engine artificer.
05/09/1941 Graded Group 1 blacksmith.
06/09/1941 Evacuated to 2/3 Casualty Clearing Station Middle East with Sandfly fever.
08/09/1941 Evacuated from 2/3 Casualty Clearing Station to 1 Australian Corps Rest Station Middle East.
14/09/1941 Discharged 1 Australian Corps Rest Station to unit.
14/09/1941 Rejoined unit from 1 Australian Corps Rest Station.
19/10/1941 Evacuated to 2/3 Casualty Clearing Station Middle East with hepatitis and transferred to X list.
23/10/1941 Evacuated from 2/3 Casualty Clearing Station to 1 Australian Corps Rest Station Middle East.
05/11/1941 Discharged 1 Australian Corps Rest Station to unit.
06/11/1941 Rejoined unit from 1 Australian Corps Rest Station Middle East.
31/01/1942 Embarked Middle East on S.S. Orcades.
18/02/1942 Disembarked Batavia, Java.
07/03/1942 Reported missing in action.
30/04/1942 Reported missing in action (Java) and transferred to X list.
01/10/1942 Reported missing in action believed prisoner of war.
08/06/1944 Reported prisoner of war.
11/04/1945 Died of illness (dysentery) while prisoner of war on or after 01/04/1943.
03/12/1945 Date of death now 09/05/1943.