Edward (Ted) Cameron

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 13 December 1884, Riverton
  • Died 23 August 1962, Dunedin
  • Last rank Lance Corporal/Sergeant
  • Service number 16/255
  • Served In 1st Māori Contingent, A Company
  • Next of Kin Mrs William Potiki (mother), Bluff, Southland
  • Pre-war occupation Self-employed Farmer
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted19 October 1914, Otago
  • Embarkationaboard the HMNZT 20, Warrimoo, departed 14 February 1915, Wellington, disembarked 26 March 1915, Suez, Egypt.
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1915, Balkan, Gallipoli 1915 and Western European 1917-1918
  • Periods of service148 days in New Zealand and four years 82 days overseas. Total service of four years and 230 days.
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Remuera, 7 May 1919
  • Discharged4 June 1919 on termination of period of engagement
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal