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TITLE
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 11 November 1914 (1 of 2)
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_CL_B_LETTER_030A
DATE OF IMAGE
11 November 1914
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Lochaber Archive Centre
ASSET ID
43282
KEYWORDS
First World War
World War I
World War One
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 11 November 1914 (1 of 2)

This letter was written by Donald Walter Cameron of Lochiel at Maida Barracks, Aldershot, to Lady Hermione Cameron at 4 Carlton Terrace, Edinburgh on 11 November 1914. The following is a transcript of the parts of the letter which relate to the war:

Thank you so much for your letter received today. I told you yesterday I propose coming north on Friday night to see my Treasure.

Yes it was terribly sad about poor Arthur O’Neill
[Arthur Edward Bruce O'Neill 1876 – 1914, Irish Ulster Unionist Party politician and the first Member of Parliament to be killed in World War I]. I suppose you have written Annabel [Lady Annabel O’Neill, nee Crewe-Milnes, O’Neill’s wife]. Everyone seems to be going. Hugh Dawnay I see is killed [Major the Hon. Hugh Dawnay 1875-1914, son of the 8th Viscount Downe]. Col. Wilson [Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Chesney Wilson 1865-1914]...

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Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 11 November 1914 (1 of 2)

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 11 November 1914. The following is a transcript of the parts of the letter which relate to the war:<br /> <br /> <i>Thank you so much for your letter received today. I told you yesterday I propose coming north on Friday night to see my Treasure.<br /> <br /> Yes it was terribly sad about poor Arthur O’Neill </i>[Arthur Edward Bruce O'Neill 1876 – 1914, Irish Ulster Unionist Party politician and the first Member of Parliament to be killed in World War I]. <i>I suppose you have written Annabel </i>[Lady Annabel O’Neill, nee Crewe-Milnes, O’Neill’s wife]. <i>Everyone seems to be going. Hugh Dawnay I see is killed </i>[Major the Hon. Hugh Dawnay 1875-1914, son of the 8th Viscount Downe]. <i>Col. Wilson </i>[Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Chesney Wilson 1865-1914]...