|On 30 March 1858
at Kotah, India, Lieutenant Cameron of the 72nd Highlanders headed a
small party of men and attacked a body of fanatic rebels, previously
posted in a loopholed 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.
Cameron later achieved rank of Colonel
Aylmer Spicer Cameron was born on 12 August 1833 in Hampshire and
died on 10 June 1909 at Alverstoke, Hampshire. He is buried in St Mark's
Churchyard, Highcliffe. His Victoria Cross is public display at the
Highlanders Museum, Fort George.