John Cameron (1773 - 1844)

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Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland, UK
Death: Died in Guernsey
Occupation: Lieutenant General (Sir John Cameron)
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Husband JOHN CAMERON Pedigree

 Birth:  About 1782  Of, Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands 
   

Marriage: 1807 Of, , Guernsey, Channel Islands

 

Wife

AMELIA BROCK Pedigree  

 Birth:  About 1786  Of, Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands 

Marriage: 1807 Of, , Guernsey, Channel Islands

    
  

Children

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1. MARION MOUNT CAMERON Pedigree

  Female   
   
  Birth:  1814  Of, Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands 
  

Death: 08 JAN 1859

NOTES

◦KCB (1815). In 43rd Regt from 1787 to 1807, 9th Regt thereafter

Provenance of death: 1844

The Duke of Wellington. A letter of instruction approving the appointment of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Arbuthnot to the command of the 9th Regiment, following the death of Lieutenant General Sir John Cameron; and the return letter verso on the 10th December 1844. The letter also has a note marked Brother of Right Honourable Charles Arbuthnot, Husband of Harriet Fane. Provenance: Fulbeck Hall, Lincolnshire. Given to the vendor by Mrs Mary Fry nee Fane. £180-250
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Career[3]CAMERON, Sir John, K.C.B. ... Ensign, 25 Sep 1787; Lieutenant, 30 Sep 1790; Captain, 11 Jul 1794; Major, 9 Oct 1800; Lieutenant-Colonel, 28 May 1807; Appointed to 9th Foot, 3 Sep 1807;

Colonel, 4 Jun 1814; Major-General, 19 Jul 1821[4]; appointed Lieutenant Governor of Plymouth, 25 Sep 1823[5]; Colonel of 9th Foot, 31 May 1833[6]; Lieutenant-General 10 Jul 1837[7].

He served in the West Indies in the 43rd, under Sir Charles Grey, and was present at the siege of Fort Bourbon, the capture of Martinique, St. Lucia and Guadaloupe, and at the assault made by the enemy of Fleur d'épée; he next served under Brigadier-General C. Graham at Berville Camp in Guadaloupe; and commanded the Regiment engaged in the action of the 30 Sep 1794, and in different attacks made by the enemy until 4 Oct 1794, when he was severely wounded and taken prisoner, in which situation he remained two years.

Gold Medal for Vimiero, Corunna, Busaco, Salamanca, Vittoria, St. Sebastian, and Nive. "In consideration of his eminent services, and we can honestly assert that there was not a better soldier in any army; he was nominated a Knight Commander of the Military Order of the Bath, by his Sovereign. 

The Portugese Government conferred the Order of the Tower and the Sword on Sir John for the able services he rendered to that nation." Died at Guernsey, 23 Nov 1844.

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Lt. General Sir John Cameron

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Title Lt. General Sir

Birth 1773

Sex Male

Died 23 Nov 1844 Guernsey

Person ID I45424 Cameron Genealogies

Last Modified 04 Jan 2005

 

Father John Cameron, of Culchenna

Mother Ann Cameron

Group Sheet F14060 Cameron Genealogies

 

Family 1 Amelia Brock, b. ca 1776, Guernsey

Married 10 Oct 1803 Guernsey

Children 1. Amelia Susannah Brock Cameron, b. 1805, Sandgate, Kent

 2. Anne Alicia Cameron 
 3. Duncan Alexander Cameron, b. 20 May 1808, Thorncliff, Kent 
 4. Marion Mount Cameron, c. 29 Jun 1813, St Luke, Chelsea 

5. John Cameron, RE, CB, FRS, b. 31 Mar 1817, St Amand, French Flanders


Last Modified 20 May 2007

Group Sheet F14061 Cameron Genealogies

 

Notes KCB (1815). In 43rd Regt from 1787 to 1807, 9th Regt thereafter

 

Sources 1. [S827] JOHN20, Dr Robert S. Cameron

2. [S828] Will of Amelia Cameron

3. [S829] Nat. Dict. Biography

4. [S830] Stewart p.195

5. [S831] Fassifern memorial


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Name: John Cameron

Sex: M

Birth: 1773 in Scotland

Death: BEF 1851 in Guernsey, Channel Islands, England

Note:

1841 Channel Islands Census

about John Cameron Sir.

Name: John Cameron Sir.

Age: 68

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1773

Gender: Male

Where born: Scotland

Civil Parish: St Peter Port

County/Island: Guernsey

Country: Channel Islands

Street address: Grange Road

Occupation: Army F. N.

Registration district: Guernsey

Sub registration district: Guernsey

Neighbors:

Household Members: Name Age

John CameronSir. 68

Lady Amelia Cameron 66

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Marriage 1 Amelia "Emily" Brock b: 19 FEB 1776 in Guernsey, Channel Islands, England

Children

Duncan Cameron

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Marion Mount Cameron b: 1814 in England

-------------------- Lieutenant-General Sir John Cameron, KCB (b. 3 Jan 1773, d. 23 Nov 1844), of Culchenna, Inverness, Scotland, was a British Army officer and commander during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cameron_(1773-1844) for more.

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Lieutenant-General Sir John Cameron, KCB's Timeline

1773
January 3, 1773
Inverness, Scotland, UK
1803
October 10, 1803
Age 30
Guernsey
1805
September 7, 1805
Age 32
Hythe, Kent, UK
1805
Age 31
Folkestone, Kent, UK
1808
May 20, 1808
Age 35
1813
June 29, 1813
Age 40
England
1817
March 31, 1817
Age 44
Sint-Amands, Flemish Region, Belgium
1844
November 23, 1844
Age 71
Guernsey