Aust WWI AIF Photo Named 5 LH Rising Sun Pith Helmet


Aust WWI AIF Photograph Serviceman dressed in hospital uniform, pith helmet with Rising Sun badge.  Named as Sig W C Cameron.  901 Signaller William Charles Cameron enlisted in the AIF on 4 Jan 1915 aged 18 years.  He embarked with the 5 Light Horse Regt 4th Reinforcements on 8 April 1915.  Served on Gallipoli from 25 May 1915.  Developed severe pneumonia on 9 June 1915 and was then transferred to hospital in England 17 July 1915.  RTA 7 November 1915. Inscription on rear “W.C. Cameron 3rd London General Hospital”.  Measures 13.5cm x 8.5cm  General handling wear GC.