Aylmer Spicer Cameron [1833-1909]
Victoria CrossOn 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.

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