The AIF XI South African Touring Team, 1919
At the conclusion of the Great war, an AIF Test Team XI was selected to tour of South Africa in 1919 as a moral boosting initiative. From 18 October to 12 December 1919, 1919, the team played 10 matches of between 3 to 5 days, depending upon the team they were up against.
This album attempts to documents the features of this series.
Ernest James CAMERON
Regimental number: 3058
Address: 271 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital status: Married
Age at embarkation: 27
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs I E Cameron, 55 Victorian Avenue, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date: 13 July 1915
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll: Commissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll: Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll: 42nd Battalion
Fate: Returned to Australia 23 September 1919