Name :-   Cameron, Donald

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   39

Rank :-   Company Serjeant Major

Number :-  5091

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  7th Bn., Cameron Highlanders

Date of death :-   9th April, 1917

Cemetery / Memorial :-  Houdain Lane Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, France,  Also on memorial at Netherton Church, Glenshee, Perthshire

Area of cemetery / memorial :-  G.4.   

Family information :-    Son of John Cameron, late of Blair Atholl, Perthshire; husband of Elizabeth Mc Laren Cameron, of Ailsa Bank, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.  

Extra information :-

Donald first enlisted in 1st, Bn., Cameron Highlanders, December 1899.  He served in the South African Campaign; he had the Queen's medal, with clasps, and medals for Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 & 1902.

Donald had a brother who was also in the South African War, Norman whose number was 5072.  He was a year younger than Donald, and served in the Same campaigns.

According to his military records, Donald once lived in Langholm, Dumfriesshire, and enlisted at Portree, on the Isle of Skye.