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CameronG DSource: QSA and KSA rollsNatal Police
CameronG E E GCaptainDangerously wounded. Doornkop, 29 May 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Gordon Highlanders
CameronG E E GMajorEntered the Gordon Highlanders in 1892, and took part with the Relief Force in the operations in Chitral in 1895 (medal and clasp); the operations on the NW Frontier of India with the Tirah Expeditionary Force in 1897-8, including the action of Dargai (despatches and two clasps); the Boer War in 1899-1900 as a Special Service Officer taking part in the advance on Kimberley, including the action at Enslin; operations in the Orange Free State, and at Paardeberg; present at the actions at Poplar Grove, Driefontein, Houtnek (Thaba Mountain), Vet River and Zand River, and the operations in the Transvaal and Cape Colony (despatches, Brevet-Major and QSA with four clasps). Subsequently he was appointed Adjutant of the Royal Hospital at Chelsea in succession to Major A E O Congdon.Gordon Highlanders
CameronG G270Lance CorporalDemise: Killed in action 06 Jan 1900
Place: Ladysmith. Wagon Hill
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Imperial Light Horse
CameronG TCivil Veterinary SurgeonCivil Surgeon
CameronG WSource: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
CameronG WSource: Medal rollsCanada, Lord Strathcona's Horse
CameronGeorge20098TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls33rd Company, 11th Btn, IY
CameronGeorge1834Attested: Feb 1906. Source: CMP6Cape Police
CameronGeorge15415TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls75th Company, 18th Btn, IY
CameronGeorge Gordon270Lance Corporal1st Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
CameronGeorge Gordon270L CorporalQSA (2)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
Imperial Light Horse
CameronGeorge Gordon1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
CameronGeorge Kemp24Occupation: Store Clerk. Next of kin: Father. Address: Aberdeen NB .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
CameronGeorge WCaptainCAMERON, GEORGE W, Captain, was born at Thurso, Quebec, Canada, son of John Archibald Cameron. He was educated at Woodstock College, Ontario, and began his military career in the 5th Royal Scots, the Highland Regiment of Montreal, in 1887, which he eventually commanded. He became Captain in 1891, and Major in 1897. He saw active service in the South African War as a Lieutenant in Lord Strathcona's Corps, taking part in the operations in Natal in May and June, 1900, and serving in the Orange River Colony and Transvaal till May 1902. He was promoted to Captain in March 1900, and received the Medal with clasps; was promoted Major in December 1901, and Honorary Major in the Army in September 1901, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "George W Cameron, Captain, Lord Strathcona's Corps. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia, Warrant, etc, were sent to the Colonial Office for transmission to Canada 1 November 1901, and presented by Lieutenant Colonel A Roy 27 November 1901. Lieutenant Colonel Cameron, who served on the permanent staff of the Canadian Mounted Artillery, was an enthusiastic rifleman, a keen supporter of cross-country riding, and fond of most outdoor sports. He died 28 August 1907, in Winnipeg. In an obituary notice in the 'Times' of 12 September 1907, his name is given as George H Cameron.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Canada contingent
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