Alistair Gordon Cameron 1891 1916

Father - Alistair Daly Cameron born 1859 • Letterwalton, Barcaldine
Mother Laura Roope
awarded Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)

Killed when the submarine HMS E-16 was sunk by a mine in Heligoland Bight on 22 August 1916. She was last seen by E-38, 35 miles East from Yarmouth. There were no survivors.

Date of Death:22/08/1916
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve H.M. Submarine E.16.
Awards:D S C,
Mentioned in Despatches Panel Reference: 22.
Additional Information: Son of Alistair Cameron and Laura Roope, his wife, of Plantation, Sunbury, Barbados, British West Indies, and Letterwalton, Ledaig, Argyllshire, Scotland.
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Plantation, Sunbury, Barbados

In 1896, Alistair Cameron, a Scotsman, came to the island to work with Mr. Daniel. Alistair purchased Sunbury Plantation and married Daniel's niece, Laura Sussanah Roope. Alistair and Laura had five children - four daughters and one son. Their son died at an early age in the 1930's. There were no offspring of the Cameron girls, two of them remaining spinsters until their deaths in 1980 and 1981.

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