|4th & 5th Battalion|
The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders "Keep 'em Moving"
4th & 5th battalions
Lt. Stuart Houston Johnston
4th & 5th battalions The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
Lt. Stuart Johnston was gazetted in 1939, and served with 4th battalion Queens Own Cameron Highlanders in France in 1940. Severely wounded in 4th Camerons attack of the night of 3rd / 4th June 1940 on the Saar at Abbeville, he lay out in the open all day, unable to be rescued during daylight. He did in fact manage to crawl back, in spite of his severe wounds. He was evacuated back to England.
On recovery Lt Stuart Houston Johnston joined 5th battalion and sailed for Egypt. At 0100 hours 2nd November 1942 Operation 'Supercharge' began, seeing Lt. Johnston wounded and evacuated again. Upon recovery he rejoined 5th Camerons in late January 1943 near Tripoli.
During the Mareth line operations he was wounded again on the night of 15th / 16th March 1943, at Wadi Zeuss. He was not to return to 5th Camerons on recovery from his wounds.
by kind permission of Roderick Johnston (son)
Pipe Major Donald MacIntyrewith HRH the Princess Elizabeth circa 1950, Lochboisdale Pier, South Uist.
Pipe Major Donald MacIntyre was captured with the rest of 4th Battalion at St Valery-en-Caux June 1940.
(with kind permission of DJ )
2930000 Pte. Donald Shaw Mackintosh. Joined Cawdor detachment of 4th Camerons (TA) as a boy soldier. Sent overseas with 5th Camerons in the late summer of 1942. K.I.A. aged 20, El Alamein, 2nd November 1942, during operation 'Supercharge' .
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