Content of the Collection MS Gen 1376

MS Gen 1376 - Papers of the 6th Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club
Papers of the 6th Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club. Includes reminiscences of Robert McOwan (MS Gen 1376/1-2), photographs (WWI and later) and records of the Club …
Contains the following:
MS Gen 1376/1 - Birthday
Birthday, 28/3/1918. By Robert McOwan.
MS Gen 1376/2/1
Untitled note of reminiscences from World War One, by Robert McOwan, beginning: "I joined the battalion as one of a draft of 250 just after the battle of Loos." Typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/2 - From the Hulluch, Loos Front, November 1915
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. From the Hulluch-Loos Front - November, 1915 (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/3 - Trenches, Hohenzollern Redoubt, November 1915
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. Trenches - Hohenzollern Redoubt. November, 1915 (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/4 - 1915, Wiring Party, Hohenzollern Redoubt
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. 1915 - Wiring Party - Hohenzollern Redoubt (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/5 - Aftermath of the Battle of Loos, November 1915
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. The Aftermath of the Battle of Loos. November, 1915 (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/6 - Prelude to the Somme, July 1916
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. Prelude to the Somme - July 1916 (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/7 - Road that leads to nowhere
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. The Road that leads to Nowhere (Reminiscence of an old 6th Battalion Cameron Highlander). Published in the Dundee Courier. Typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/8 - Move to the Marne, Busancy, August, 1918
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. The move to the Marne - Busancy, August, 1918 (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Signed typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/9 - Soldier who read his New Testament every night
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. The soldier who read his New Testament every night. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Signed typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/10 - Busancy, August, 1918
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. Busancy, August, 1918. (I was Acting Quarter Master Sergeant here). (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Signed typescript, 1960s.
MS Gen 1376/2/11 - Old Cameron Highlander remembers
Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. An old Cameron Highlander remembers. Weekly Scotsman, 1960. Typescript, 1960.
MS Gen 1376/3
Copy of a letter, to John Kenneth Bulfin-Crawford, from William Clark, 2nd Jan. 1916. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript.
MS Gen 1376/4
Diary of John Kenneth Bulfin-Crawford from 4 July to 17 Nov. 1915. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders).
MS Gen 1376/5 - New Testament
New Testament given to John Kenneth Bulfin-Crawford at Etaples, which he carried throughout the War.
MS Gen 1376/6 - Active service diary
Diary of James Campbell from 8th July 1915 to 16th March 1918. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Manuscript notebook, probably written up after the war.
MS Gen 1376/7 - Souvenir Booklet of the Sixth Cameron Highlanders
Souvenir booklet of the Sixth Cameron Highlanders, 1916. Printed booklet.
MS Gen 1376/8
6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club. Expenditure Book 1931-1969.
MS Gen 1376/9
6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club. Expenditure Book 1970-1973
MS Gen 1376/10/1 - Camerons! Slainte!
Camerons! Slainte! Copy of an article from 'The Bulletin' of Friday, November 19, 1915. Typescript.
MS Gen 1376/10/2 - Battalion's link with University
Battalion's link with University: memorial prize from former members of 6th Camerons. Press cutting from the Glasgow Herald, 2/11/1964, from the Universities correspondent.
MS Gen 1376/10/3 - Dr James M. Mackintosh
Dr James M. Mackintosh. Former Professor of Public Health. Press cutting obituary from an unidentified source.
MS Gen 1376/10/4 - J. M. Mackintosh
J. M. Mackintosh. Press cutting obituary from the British Medical Journal, 30 April 1966.
MS Gen 1376/10/5 - Dr James M. Mackintosh
Dr James M. Mackintoch. Public health. Press cutting obituary from The Times, 21 April 1966.
MS Gen 1376/10/6 - Death at 75 of Dr J.M. Mackintosh
Death at 75 of Dr J. M. Mackintosh. Press cutting obituary from the Bristol Evening Post, 21 April 1966.
MS Gen 1376/10/7
Excerpt from diary article in the Sunday Post, November 9, 1969. Reports that every year savings stamps are anonymously sent to the paper in memory of members of …
MS Gen 1376/10/8 - Pipes are calling
The pipes are calling. Press cutting article from an unidentified newspaper, dated 1967. Concerns Frederick Stewart Sandeman, a bagpipe maker who lives in Rhodesia. …
MS Gen 1376/11/1
Photograph of Captain F.J. MacCunn, killed in command of B Coy, 6th Cameron Highlanders at Loos.
MS Gen 1376/11/2
Group photograph of some officers of B Company of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. With other ranks (from 5 platoon) at the roadside. Taken near Bramshott …
MS Gen 1376/11/3
Photograph of Francis MacCunn, Billy MacCunn and G.B. Mackenzie. Taken at Portland Citadel where Billy MacCunn was serving with the K.O.S.B., Spring 1915. Notes in pen and pencil on back. …
MS Gen 1376/11/4
Photograph of Pat McDiarmid, Stuart Macdonald and Professor John MacCunn. Taken at Tarbet, Loch Lomond. 1915? With notes in pen on back. Donated to the battalion reunion club by Dr. …
MS Gen 1376/11/5
Photograph of Harry Leitch, Stuart Macdonald, Doris MacCunn, Professor John MacCunn and unidentified female. Taken at Tarbet, Loch Lomond. 1915? With notes in pen on back. …
MS Gen 1376/11/6
Notes by Sir William Robieson accompanying photographs (MS Gen 1376/11/1-5), describing and identifying people depicted. Probably dating from 1975. Notes that numbers …
MS Gen 1376/11/7
Autograph postcard from W. D. R[obieson] to M. W. Robieson, Queen's University, Belfast. Postmark obscure. Reverse shows photograph of second lieutenant G. F. Cameron, …
MS Gen 1376/11/8
Postcard showing No. 8 Platoon, B Company of the 6th Cameron Highlanders. Postcard has not been sent, but a note on the reverse by W. D. Robieson states that the …
MS Gen 1376/11/9
Autograph postcard from George [Kerr] to Mrs R. Kerr, Haugh Cottage, Polmont. Postmark dated Aldershot, 13 October 1914. Message states that this is a photo of …
MS Gen 1376/11/10
Carte postale signed from Robert A. Muir to Mr. And Mrs. R. Muir, Portland Park, Hamilton, Scotland, Xmas 1915. Printed message on reverse, 6th Queen's Own Cameron …
MS Gen 1376/11/11
Carte postale. Shows photograph of A. Cameron of Camerons from Inverness, May 1918, the Brigade Bombing Officer. As identified by a manuscript note on the message side. The postcard has not been sent.
MS Gen 1376/11/12
Carte postale. Shows photograph of the ruined church at Loos after the Ally's victory. There is no message on the reverse and the postcard has not been sent.
MS Gen 1376/11/13
Postcard. Shows photograph of an unidentified soldier, possibly from medical corps. There is no message on the reverse and the postcard has not been sent. Photo by Elite Studios,Glasgow. [1914/1918]
MS Gen 1376/11/14
Postcard. Shows group of soldiers, probably from the 6th Cameron Highlanders. A manuscript note on the reverse states: Lead swingers, ham knappers, turkey stuffers & horse thieves. …
MS Gen 1376/11/15
Carte postale. Shows photograph of Allan R. Macdonald from Skye, the signalling officer (of the 6th Cameron Highlanders), May 1918. As identified from manuscript note on the message side. …
MS Gen 1376/11/16
Photograph of transport of 6th Cameron Highlanders. Shows officer, men and horses. Donated to the 6th Battalion reunion club by Sam Park, son of Captain John Park, …
MS Gen 1376/11/17
Photograph of transport of 6th Cameron Highlanders. Shows men mounted on mules hitched to wagons. Donated to the 6th Battalion reunion club by Sam Park, son of …
MS Gen 1376/11/18
Notes by William Robieson to accompany photographs at MS Gen 1476/11/16-17. Explains provenance. Manuscript, 1975?
MS Gen 1376/12/1 - Mazingarbe Bell.
Note on the Mazingarbe Bell. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, dated March 1973, by William Robieson. Relates how Captain Campbell-Colquhoun rescued …
MS Gen 1376/12/2
Photograph of the Mazingarbe Bell ceremony, 4th April 1973. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). An accompanying note by William Robieson identifies those present …
MS Gen 1376/12/3
Photograph taken at the handing over of the Mazingarbe Bell by the 6th Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club to Major General Douglas Wimberley (the last Colonel of …
MS Gen 1376/12/4
Photograph taken at the handing over of the Mazingarbe Bell by the 6th Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club to Major General Douglas Wimberley (the last Colonel of …
MS Gen 1376/12/5
Notes by William Robieson to accompany photographs at MS Gen 1476/12/3-4. Gives background and identifies those present. Manuscript, 1975?
MS Gen 1376/12/6
Notes by William Robieson on Glasgow University and the Cameron Highlanders, particularly the formation of the 5th, 6th and 7th battalions in September 1914 when …
MS Gen 1376/12/7
Photograph taken at the Mazingarbe Bell ceremony, 4th April 1973. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Shows Major General Douglas Wimberley, Sir William Robieson …
MS Gen 1376/12/8 - Old soldiers who did not fade away
The old soldiers who did not fade away. Press cutting from the Glasgow Herald, [7 April 1973]. With manuscript note at top giving date and citing name Alastair Phillips (author of article?). …
MS Gen 1376/12/9 - Déjeuner
Déjeuner. North British Hotel, Glasgow, Wednesday, 4th April, 1973.
MS Gen 1376/12/10
Photograph of the Mazingarbe Bell ceremony, 4th April 1973. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). An accompanying note by William Robieson identifies those present …
MS Gen 1376/12/11
Notes by William Robieson to accompany photograph at MS Gen 1476/12/10. Gives background and identifies those present. Manuscript, 1975?
MS Gen 1376/12/12
Photograph taken at the handing over of the Mazingarbe Bell by the 6th Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club to Major General Douglas Wimberley in Glasgow on 4th April 1973. …
MS Gen 1376/12/13
Notes by William Robieson to accompany photograph at MS Gen 1476/12/12. Gives background and identifies those present. Manuscript, 1975?
MS Gen 1376/13/1
Typescript letter from George Kerr (Honorary Secretary) to members of the 6th Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club. Glasgow, September 1974.
MS Gen 1376/13/2 - Cameron Men.
The Cameron Men. Press cutting [probably from the Glasgow Herald, 28 September 1974]. Byline: Alastair Phillips.
MS Gen 1376/13/3
Photograph of 6th Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club members, taken at the final meeting of the club on 25 September 1974. (Glasgow Herald). [L2172]
MS Gen 1376/13/4
Press cutting photograph of survivors of the 6th Cameron Highlanders taken at the final meeting of the battalion reunion club on 25 September 1974, with caption. …
MS Gen 1376/13/5 - Déjeuner
Déjeuner. North British Hotel, Glasgow, Wednesday 25th September, 1974.
MS Gen 1376/14 - Tribute to Peter Alexander
Tribute to Peter Alexander. Typescript, with some manuscript annotations, of a speech made by George Kerr (Honorary Secretary) at the annual reunion of the 6th …
MS Gen 1376/14/2 - Camerons' Tribute
Camerons' Tribute. Press cutting photograph with caption: members of the Arbroath and District branch of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders' Regimental Association …
MS Gen 1376/14/3
6th Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club. Last known addresses of members with whom we have lost touch.
MS Gen 1376/15
Roll and Minute Book of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders Reunion Club, 1931-1944.
MS Gen 1376/16
Roll and Minute Book of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders, 1945-1974. The alphabetical roll of members is followed by the annual report, with statement of income and expenditure for each year. …
MS Gen 1376/17/1 - Missing soldier laid to rest
Missing soldier laid to rest 89 years after battle of Loos. Press cutting article by Alan MacDermid from the Glasgow Herald, 21 October 2004. Reports on the internment …
MS Gen 1376/18 - Cameron Men
The Cameron Men. Short article on the formation in 1914 and subsequent history of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders, members of which were largely recruited from Glasgow University.
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