Son of Margaret Irvine Cameron, of 25, Sunny Bank Place, Aberdeen, Scotland, and the late Angus Cameron.
850029 - Attested to 176th Battalion on March 4, 1916 at St. Catharines, Ontario // Appears to have reverted to Welland Canal Force, 44th Lincoln and Welland Regiment where he died 6 months later.
478 Private Francis Angus Watson Cameron's body was found in the canal a mile below Port Robinson on 4 October 1916. Age 16. He was the son of Angus and Margaret Irwin Cameron, Aberdeen, Scotland. He was a 44th Regiment soldier and had served in the Force for two years. He had not responded to the 0500 challenge on 27 September, and the guard was immediately turned out and dragging began immediately. He was considered an excellent swimmer. He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Thorold, Ontario.