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Saturday, 10 November 2012

Cameron, James S


Cadet James Steel Cameron

was born on 21st February 1897.

He was the son of John Cameron and Marget J Cameron.

In 1901 the family were living in house 21, Ballinrees, Letterloan, Co. Londonderry.  At this stage, there were 12 in the family; parents, grandparents, 5 sons and 3 daughters living in the house. 

By 1911 the property was known as house 1, Ballinrees, Letterloan, Co. Londonderry.  The family had reduced to the parents, 4 sons and 2 daughters.

On 28th September 1912, Cameron signed the Ulster Covenant at 2nd Presbyterian Church, Drumboe, Coleraine.

Cameron would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1914 and worked in Derry, Head Office and Portaferry.

Cameron served with the Royal Air Force and attained the rank of Cadet.

The Royal Flying Corps website records a James Steel Cameron as being in the Royal Flying Corps but does not record a rank.

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