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TITLE
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 20 September 1914 (2 of 3)
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_CL_B_LETTER_017B
DATE OF IMAGE
20 September 1914
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Lochaber Archive Centre
ASSET ID
683
KEYWORDS
First World War
World War I
World War One
Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 20 September 1914 (2 of 3)

This letter was written by Donald Walter Cameron of Lochiel at Maida Barracks, Aldershot, to Lady Hermione Cameron at Buchanan Castle, Drymen on 20 September 1914. The following is a transcript of the parts of the letter which relate to the war:

...done. I am standing by the telephone all day is case of orders coming in. How it happened no-one knows but don't give away the figures.

I fancy the Scots Guards are gone too. It is terrible this war. It is not individuals but whole battalions nowadays.

I thought your letter to the papers so good like everything else you do.

Sir A. Hunter [General Sir Archibald Hunter 1856 - 1936] told me to recommend 6 of the Glasgow Stock Exchange men for commissions which I have done. I hope they appreciatee the favour.

I have got the 2nd Battalion practically filled with officers. The 1st is getting on, it is about half full now & with my...

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Cameron of Lochiel to Lady Hermione Cameron, 20 September 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 Buchanan Castle, Drymen on 20 September 1914. The following is a transcript of the parts of the letter which relate to the war:<br /> <br /> ...done. I am standing by the telephone all day is case of orders coming in. How it happened no-one knows but don't give away the figures. <br /> <br /> I fancy the Scots Guards are gone too. It is terrible this war. It is not individuals but whole battalions nowadays.<br /> <br /> I thought your letter to the papers so good like everything else you do.<br /> <br /> Sir A. Hunter [General Sir Archibald Hunter 1856 - 1936] told me to recommend 6 of the Glasgow Stock Exchange men for commissions which I have done. I hope they appreciatee the favour.<br /> <br /> I have got the 2nd Battalion practically filled with officers. The 1st is getting on, it is about half full now & with my...