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Captain, 7th Battalion Cheshire Regiment.

Killed in action Tuesday 10th August 1915, age 28.

Remembered on the Helles Memorial, Turkey, panels 75-77.

Former student of textiles.


 

Colin was born on 5th May 1887 at Macclesfield to W.H.L. Cameron, a manufacturer. The tech registers show that Colin was studying his second year of a textiles course in 1906-07. He was a cadet with the University of Manchester Officer Training Corps and gazetted as a 2nd Lieutenant 7th Cheshire Regiment on 1st May 1909. He was killed during an attack on Scimatar Hill at Gallipoli.

He left £333 18s 12d to Francis Hilda White (spinster).