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TITLE
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 19 November 1914 (1 of 2)
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_CL_B_LETTER_032A
DATE OF IMAGE
19 November 1914
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Lochaber Archive Centre
ASSET ID
43286
KEYWORDS
First World War
World War I
World War One
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 19 November 1914 (1 of 2)

This letter was written by Donald Walter Cameron of Lochiel at Maida Barracks, Aldershot, to Lady Hermione Cameron at Buchanan Castle, Drymen on 19 November 1914. The following is a transcript of the parts of the letter which relate to the war:

We are still standing by fully armed & equipped. Our swords went down to be sharpened this morning. What the reason is no one as yet knows but where we may be 24 hours hence is equally a mystery.

Rumours are rife of every description, e. g. 30 000 Germans have landed at Dundee. Forth Bridge blown up, a various number of our own ships sunk & so forth & so
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Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 19 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 Buchanan Castle, Drymen on 19 November 1914. The following is a transcript of the parts of the letter which relate to the war:<br /> <br /> <i>We are still standing by fully armed & equipped. Our swords went down to be sharpened this morning. What the reason is no one as yet knows but where we may be 24 hours hence is equally a mystery.<br /> <br /> Rumours are rife of every description, e. g. 30 000 Germans have landed at Dundee. Forth Bridge blown up, a various number of our own ships sunk & so forth & so</i>...