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Colonel John Cameron, 92nd (Gordon) Highlanders- Waterloo

 
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Roxy
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 5:31 pm    Post subject: Colonel John Cameron, 92nd (Gordon) Highlanders- Waterloo Reply with quote

A huge obelisk visible from the A830 at Corpach.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The granite inscription (and a more modern copy)





Colonel Cameron fell at the head of his troops at Waterloo:

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A memorial to Col Cameron is in the next door Kilmallie Old Churchyard:



Mrs Roxy has asked me to add that it was she who found the Memorial/gravestone!

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 6:15 pm    Post subject: Col John Cameron Reply with quote

I hear from Major Ross (Rtd) of the Gordon Highlanders Musuem at Aberdeen the Gordon Highlanders Association maintains this memorial at Corpach

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So Colonel Cameronís body was taken from Waterloo to the local cemetery but he also had a monument built in his memory nearby, thatís interesting that the monument wasnít placed in the graveyard.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:28 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

This is WMR 57889
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