The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders "Keep 'em Moving"
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2929597 Pte. Richard Harrison
ex HQ company 5th Camerons
Died of wounds 22nd June 1944, aged 24, wounded at St Honorine la Chardonerette, at rest in Hermanville war cemetary, Calvados, France
MacDougal, Newnes, Thompson
Harrison & Johnson
ex 5th Cameron possibly named Leslie? or Hughes? or Thomson? photo taken in Chaudfontaine, Liege, January 1945.
Lt. William (Bill) Bowen
O.C. 9 Platoon 5th Camerons.
Wounded and evacuated 10th January, during the Battle of the Bulge, La Roche offensive, Belgium. Possibly served previously with Staffordshire regiment. May have originated from the Northampton area.
lived at one time at;
Woodman Hotel, Thunderbridge, Kirkburton near Huddersfield, Yorkshire
3131652 L/Sergeant Hugh Clearie. (from Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland) ex 'D' company 5th Camerons. Killed in action 9th February 1945, aged 26, Reichswald at rest in Forest, Mook war cemetary, Limburg, Holland.
Dated 20th December 1944, Hugh Clearie wrote a last letter home. He wrote not to his Maternal Mother, but, to the Mother of his best friend: He wrote about, amongst other things, how well the people of Holland had treated their Liberators.
Dear Mother Hunter,
Many thanks for your excellent xmas gift which I received a few days ago. It
arrived on the 28th, my Birthday, so I had a great celebration. Although I
havent written for some time, I am always thinking of you all and I'm only sorry
I couldn't get enough xmas cards to go round, however I hope to be seeing you
back row left to right;
Mick Miller? (Islington, London ?) Peter Smith?
front left to right;
Vine?- Derek Suggate - Sid Shiner? (Blandford)
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