Aylmer Cameron

Aylmer Cameron

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Colonel Aylmer Spicer Cameron VC CB (12 August 1833 - 10 June 1909) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Cameron was 24 years old, and a lieutenant in the 1st Battalion, 72nd Highlanders, British Army during the Indian Mutiny when the following deed took place on 30 March 1858 at Kotah, India for which he was awarded the VC. For conspicuous bravery on the 30th of March, 1858, at Kotah, in having headed a small party of men, and attacked a body of armed fanatic rebels, strongly posted in a loop-holed house, with one narrow entrance. Lieutenant Cameron stormed the house, and killed three rebels in single combat. He was severely wounded, having lost half of one hand by a stroke from a tulwar.
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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135730940
  • 9786135730944