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Name: George Stephenson CAMERON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: G S Service No.: 13126
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 30
Unit: 1st Bn Border Regiment.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Woodside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 13 Delhi Crescent, Woodside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds (gunshot wounds to the chest).
Date of Death: Thursday 31st October 1918
Place of Death: France
Battle/Campaign: Battle of Ypres (Ieper), Belgium, 28th September 2nd October 1918. Battle of Courtrai, 14th 19th October 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Congregational Church Roll of Honour. Barmoor, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France. Grave reference VI. F. 11.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 5, 9th November 1918. Blaydon Courier, page 8, 16th November 1918.
Family Details:
Son of William and Jane Cameron, of Woodside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Husband of Jane (Jenny) Ann Cameron, of 13 Delhi Crescent, Woodside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : George's father was a shoemaker with a business at Greenside. George was a member of the Greenside Male Voice Choir. George's wife received the news that he was dangerously ill in France with gunshot wounds to the chest (Blaydon Courier, 19th October 1918).
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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