Medals to Trumpeters from the Collection of Roderick Cassidy

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Date of Auction: 1st December 2004

Sold for £110

Estimate: £60 - £80

British War Medal 1914-20 (1998 Pte. N. Cameron, Lovat’s Scts.) extremely fine £60-80


Neil Cameron, who served as a Trumpeter in ‘A’ Squadron, Lovat’s Scouts, was killed in action at Gallipoli on 2 October 1915, aged 21 years. The son of Angus and Anne Cameron of Kinlochleven, Argyll, he was interred in Green Hill Cemetery on the Anzac-Suvla Road, Turkey. Less than 90 men of Lovat’s Scouts became fatal casualties in the Great War, and just 20 of them at Gallipoli.