Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Cameron, George Brown

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: Army Service Corps (attached to East Yorkshire Regiment)

Biography: Son of Major Cameron, Bogbain, Keith ; born Keith, 22 March 1894 ; matriculated, 1912 ; graduated B.Sc. (Agr.), 1915, was a very distinguished student, carrying off prizes in all his classes, and was for a time an able president of the Agricultural Society. He was an enthusiast in Agriculture, especially scientific Agriculture, arid gave promise of going far both in the study and practice of the subject, but the war came, and his efficiency had to be diverted to another channel. Cameron was commissioned in the 1st Highland Divisional Transport, A.S.C., in April 1915, and went abroad about a year later. In France he was attached to the 7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment and proved himself a most excellent officer. He was awarded the M.C. in 1918 - "for very gallant work when in command of a company during a big raid by his Battalion on the enemy trenches at Beaumont-Hamel on the night of 8 June 1918. His leadership was magnificent and greatly assisted in making the enterprise a success." He died of wounds in the advance on Flers, 26 August 1918.

Honours: Military Cross

Date of Death: 26 August 1918

Burial Details: Buried at Pozières British Cemetery, Plot 2, Row A, Grave 1.

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.

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