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TITLE
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 19 November 1914 (2 of 2)
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_CL_B_LETTER_032B
DATE OF IMAGE
19 November 1914
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Lochaber Archive Centre
ASSET ID
43287
KEYWORDS
First World War
World War I
World War One
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 19 November 1914 (2 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:

...on but the truth is no-one knows nothing. If we do go off anywhere I will try & communicate but you are sure to know more than I will. Of course there is great excitement here among the men.

I suppose Marion Hester
[Colonel and Lady Cameron’s infant daughter] will be christened to day. I am thinking a lot of you both …

I am dreadfully sorry about poor Ewen Brodie. He wrote such nice letters about poor Allan. And now the last of the battalion has gone himself. It is terribly sad. What a lot that Kaiser will have to answer for to his Maker.

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Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 19 November 1914 (2 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>on but the truth is no-one knows nothing. If we do go off anywhere I will try & communicate but you are sure to know more than I will. Of course there is great excitement here among the men.<br /> <br /> I suppose Marion Hester </i>[Colonel and Lady Cameron’s infant daughter] <i>will be christened to day. I am thinking a lot of you both …<br /> <br /> I am dreadfully sorry about poor Ewen Brodie. He wrote such nice letters about poor Allan. And now the last of the battalion has gone himself. It is terribly sad. What a lot that Kaiser will have to answer for to his Maker.</i>