Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/12/2
Date of Creation: 1973
Place of Creation: Glasgow, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1376
Content: Photograph of the Mazingarbe Bell ceremony, 4th April 1973. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). An accompanying note by William Robieson identifies those present as all having been with the Cameron Highlanders in the Loos Salient in the autumn of 1915. Front row: Major General Douglas Wimberley, Sir William Robieson, General Sir Philip Christison; back row: W. A. McNeill, R. A . Muir, George Craig, George Kerr, Alec Allison, George Brown, James Campbell, Robert Armour, James MacDonald. (Glasgow Herald) [K2826-4]
Physical Description: 1 photographic print (black and white). 16.7 x 21.5 cm.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Not Assigned
Material Type: Photograph
Accession Number: 2574
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

subject: Alec Allison fl.1915-1973
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
subject: Robert Armour fl.1915-1973
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
subject: George W. Brown fl.1916-1974
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Still on the role of the reunion club when it disbanded in 1974.
subject: James Campbell fl.1915-1973
Lewis gunner of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Awarded the Croix de Guerre for conspicuous gallantry in the Battle of Loos on Sunday 26 September 1915. …
subject: A. F. Philip Christison fl.1914-1973
Captain of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Joined 20/9/1914; Machine Gun officer, wounded 26/9/1915; A/captain 27/9/1915; rejoined 30/9/1916; to England …
subject: George Craig fl.1915-1973
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
subject: Great Britain. Army. 6th Cameron Highlanders
subject: George Kerr fl.1914-1975
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Later secretary of the battalion reunion club.
subject: James A. MacDonald fl.1915-1973
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
subject: W. A. McNeill fl.1915-1973
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
subject: Robert A. Muir fl.1915-1974
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Still on the role of the reunion club when it disbanded in 1974.
subject: Sir William D. Robieson 1890-1977
Assistant to Professor of History, University of Glasgow, 1913-1914.
subject: Douglas Neil Wimberley 1896-1983
Major General. Commissioned into the Queen's Cameron Highlanders in 1915. Wounded and won Military Cross in service in World War One. See Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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