C.S.M Donald Cameron

5091 Company Sergeant Major Donald Cameron was born in Blair Atholl and had enlisted as a Regular soldier in the Cameron Highlanders at Langholm in Dumfriesshire in 1899. He had served in the Boer War.

At the outbreak of the War in August 1914 he was serving in Portree as the Permanent Staff Sergeant for the local Territorials. He was transferred to the newly formed 7th Camerons and went with them to France on 9th July 1915. He had taken part in many battles and was eventually killed in action during the Battle of Arras on 9th April 1917. He is buried in Houdain Lane Cemetery in France.

He was 39 years of age.

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