Biography

Birth date: 1877
Death date: 1950
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 13 June 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Bar to Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Bar to Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Private Record

Cameron, Donald, 1877 - 1950

Typescript copies of letters to General Hopkins from Rod Cameron containing biographical details for Lieutenant Colonel Donald Cameron, DSO and bar, who served with the 12th Light Horse. Maker: Cameron, Donald

3DRL/6401

Digitised Collection

Diary of Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 1915-1916

Diary relating to First World War service of 358 Trooper Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 5th Light Horse Regiment. Entries are mostly undated, but spans period from mid-1915 to mid-1916. In this diary, Idriess mentions conditions in the trenches at Gallipoli, including snipers, maggots and corpses. This...

RCDIG0000448

Timeline

Date of birth 1877
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1914-09-30 Appointed to the 12th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of embarkation 1915-06-13
Other 1917-04-24 - 1919-08-01 Commanding Officer of the 12th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-11-02
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-10-10
Date returned to Australia 1919-07-20
Date of death 1950