Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/2/11
Title: Old Cameron Highlander remembers
Date of Creation: 1960
Place of Creation: Menstrie, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1376
Content: Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. An old Cameron Highlander remembers. Weekly Scotsman, 1960. Typescript, 1960.
Remembers the dead of the 6th Battalion on the occasion of the Duke of Edinburgh handing over the colours of the 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders to Glasgow Cathedral for safe keeping. Mentions Colonel Russell (died at Passchaendale), Johnnie Malone (died at Hohenzollern) and Dr. David.
Physical Description: 1 sheet.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Memoirs
Accession Number: 2294
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Robert McOwan 1896-1978
Private McOwan (later Acting Corporal), 16001, 16 Platoon, D Company, 6th Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 1915-c.1919.
subject: W E David fl 1914-1972
Lieutenant, Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Joined England 1914; to hospital 17/7/16; rejoined 6/8/16; to hospital, gassed 25/7/17; wounded 31/7/17. …
subject: Great Britain. Army. 6th Cameron Highlanders
subject: Johnnie Malone
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Killed at Hohenzollern.
subject: J. C. Russell d.1917
Lieutenant-Colonel (Indian Army). Joined 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders as second-in-command 16/11/15, A/C.O. and commanding officer, killed 31/7/17. D.S.O.
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