Plaque to the Memory of Lt Col D D Farmer VC MSM
On Saturday 14th December 2019, the Chairman represented the Regimental Association at the unveiling of a plaque in Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool to the memory of Lieutenant Colonel Donald Farmer VC MSM. The ceremony was arranged by the Liverpool Scottish Regimental Association, as Colonel Farmer served in the Liverpool Scottish from the outbreak of the Great War in 1914 to 1921 and thereafter lived in Liverpool until his death in 1956. His military career began in 1892 when he was enlisted, under-age, in the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders. He served in the Sudan with 1st Camerons and was present at the battles of Atbara and Khartoum. He then served with the battalion in the Boer War where he was awarded the Victoria Cross for rescuing Lieutenant Sandilands whilst under heavy fire. His medals are on display in The Highlanders Museum (the Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection) at Fort George.
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