CAMERON, Hugh Lindley
(Service number 26/1033)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Sergeant|
|Date||04/04/1893||Place of Birth||Otepopo|
|Address at Enlistment||Timaru Road, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Hugh Cameron, father, Waimate|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||4th Battalion, Machine Gun Section|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||NZ Rifle Brigade|
|Transport||Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||NZ Rifle Brigade|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Place of Death||Pukeora Sanitorium, Waipukurau|
|Cause||Chronic Pulmonary Tuberculosis & Cardiac Failure - due to war service|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waipukurau Soldiers Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Lindley married Daphne Cooper in February 1922 and they had a son, Ian William Cameron born in January 1923. Lindley died when his son was just 11 months old. Sadly Ian Cameron died just over 2 years of age.
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Paula Wells, SC branch NZSG
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