Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Donald Cameron

Records from the Library and Archives of Canada include Veterans Death Cards: First World War and the microfilm where they can be found.

Donald Cameron
211 Bttn.
Date of Death: 15-10-40
Next of Kin:  Mrs. D. Cameron
42-60 Browne St.
Flushing, L.I., New York

More information can be found in Donald Cameron's Attestation Papers (found by using #258955 at the Library and Archives database):

He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on 12 July 1888, to Donald Cameron, Senior.  His father lived in Los Angeles, California, in October 1916.  Donald Cameron (Junior) was living in the King Edward Hotel, Victoria, B.C., in October of 1916.  He (Jr.) served 4 years in the U.S. Military.  Occupation: Cook.

This one?

Census  1940
Great Neck, North Hempstead Town, Nassau, New York
Age: 60
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Nebraska
Birth Year (Estimated): 1880
Last Place of Residence: Jackson Heights, New York
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Donald Cameron Head M 60 Nebraska
Sarah Cameron Wife F 41 England
Donald Cameron Son M 19 Canada
Russel E Cameron Son M 17 Illinois
Sarah J Cameron Daughter F 7 Michigan

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