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TITLE
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 31 October 1914 (2 of 3)
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_CL_B_LETTER_026B
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Lochaber Archive Centre
ASSET ID
43192
KEYWORDS
First World War
World War I
World War One
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 31 October 1914 (2 of 3)

This letter was written by Donald Walter Cameron of Lochiel at Maida Barracks, Aldershot, to Lady Hermione Cameron at 4 Carlton Terrace, Edinburgh on 31 October 1914. Lochiel was waiting to be mobilised. The letter comprises three pages. The following is a transcript of the parts which relate to the war:

…What has happened to all the fruit at Achnacarry? Very little came here. Where did all those melons get to? Also Mackenzie ought to send me a P. C. warning me of the arrival of any game. I don’t know what had been sent. The parcel of comforts from Invergarry has never arrived yet.

The King gave us 60 blankets! Awfully kind of him. I wrote the Equerry in Waiting. Was that right?

…I also send you General Mackenzie’s
[Major-General Sir Colin John Mackenzie 1861 – 1956] farewell letter to me. It may interest you. I do hope we may get out under him. He is such a splendid soldier. I don’t know who our new...

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Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 31 October 1914 (2 of 3)

1910s

First World War; World War I; World War One

Lochaber Archive Centre

The World War One Letters of Colonel Donald Cameron of Lochiel

This letter was written by Donald Walter Cameron of Lochiel at Maida Barracks, Aldershot, to Lady Hermione Cameron at 4 Carlton Terrace, Edinburgh on 31 October 1914. Lochiel was waiting to be mobilised. The letter comprises three pages. The following is a transcript of the parts which relate to the war:<br /> <br /> <i>…What has happened to all the fruit at Achnacarry? Very little came here. Where did all those melons get to? Also Mackenzie ought to send me a P. C. warning me of the arrival of any game. I don’t know what had been sent. The parcel of comforts from Invergarry has never arrived yet.<br /> <br /> The King gave us 60 blankets! Awfully kind of him. I wrote the Equerry in Waiting. Was that right?<br /> <br /> …I also send you General Mackenzie’s</i> [Major-General Sir Colin John Mackenzie 1861 – 1956] <i>farewell letter to me. It may interest you. I do hope we may get out under him. He is such a splendid soldier. I don’t know who our new...</i>