The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders
"Keep 'em Moving"
Photo's from John Raine
MT. Cpl. John Henry Raine
14359903 John H Raine served with 5th battalion Queens Own Cameron Highlanders from training at Fort George to landing in Normandy and the battles through to Hamburg, Germany. His Mother being Dutch, John Raine contacted an Uncle in Eindhoven, during the liberation of Holland, trading cigarettes for food and giving the food to his needy Dutch relatives. John Raine died in 1985.
14359903. MT. Cpl. John Henry Raine. 5th Camerons.
5th Camerons, location unknown. Cpl J.H. Raine (2nd from left) with back to camera.
The above replica knife was carved by a German prisoner, being escorted by John Raine, from Belgium to Germany, 1946. It was an appreciation of John Raines decent treatment of the prisoner.
German passes, one of which bears the signature of Heinrich Himmler.
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