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VC1249    Donald Cameron

Name   Donald Cameron    No.      

VC Issue No.   1249   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Navy Reserve



Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Commander

Place Of Birth   Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Buried at sea off the Nab Tower (viewable from West Channel) from HM Submarine 'Thule', Hampshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    22 February 1944

VC Presented   2 or 22 June 1945 by King George VI at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Victoria Cross Archway, New Hamilton Square, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland

P  Named on Victoria Cross Submarine Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross memorial Stone, Market Place, Carluke, Lanarkshire

P  Stained Glass Window, Lifestyle Centre, Carluke, Lanarkshire

P  Cameron Road, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Cameron Close, Gosport, Hampshire

By The Way…

VC Held By




VC 1248 VC 1250
VC 1248
VC 1250

BORN    18 March 1916

DIED  10 April 1961   AGE    45

VC Won   22 September 1943   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Kaafiord, North Norway

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War