Cape Breton Highlanders

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185th Battalion Cape Breton Highlanders register of recruits ledger 1915-1916

File consists of a register of recruits ledger for 1915-1916 for the 185th Battalion, Cape Breton Highlanders. Entries for each soldier contain: corps, regimental number, name, height, chest measurement (inches), weight (lbs), complexion, eyes, hair, distinctive marks, occupation, religion, parish, county, date, enlistment (place and by whom), and finally approved (place and by whom), and remarks.

2nd Battalion, Cape Breton Highlanders (Cape Breton) officer training booklet

  • PAM 2190
  • Item
  • 1975

Item is a booklet that was handed out during officer training for the 2nd Battalion, Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton) between September 1975 and May 1976. The booklet was created to consolidate information about the history of the Cape Breton Highlanders and serve as a training medium for study as well as a reference for future regimental history lectures. The booklet contains an introduction by then commanding officer, Lieutenant-Colonel I.D. MacIntyre and sections that highlight the history of the unit before World War I to the unit as the 2nd Battalion, Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton).

A. Yates

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander (HQ Company) Private A. Yates of New Aberdeen, N.S., who was killed in combat on September 13, 1944, and is buried at the Gradara War Cemetery. Yates' regimental number is F24485.

A.C. MacDonald

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander (B Company) Corporal A.C. MacDonald of Sydney Mines, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 25, 1944, and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. MacDonald's regimental number is F55132.

A.F. Larkin

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander (C Company) Private A.F. Larkin of St. Peter's Bay, P.E.I., who was killed in combat on December 13, 1944 and buried at the Villanova Canadian War Cemetery. Larkin's regimental number is F60543. In the photo Larkin can be seen wearing the cap and badge of the Canadian Black Watch.

A.H. MacLeod

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander (D Company) Private A.H. MacLeod of Glace Bay, N.S., who was killed in combat on January 17, 1944, and whos name is inscribed on the Cassino Memorial at the Cassino War Cemetery. MacLeod's regimental number is F88671.

A.J. Ross

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander Private A.J. Ross of Mount Stewart, P.E.I., who was killed in combat on May 23, 1944, and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. Ross' regimental number is F59996. A caption on the back reads "To Rita, Love Sandy (Ross)"

Allan K.J. MacIntyre

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander (C Company) Private Allan K.J. MacIntyre of Prince Edward Island, who was killed in combat on February 13, 1944, and buried at the Moro River War Cemetery. MacIntyre's regimental is F60451.

A.S. (Tony) Leudy

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander (SP Company) Private A.S. (Tony) Leudy of New Waterford, N.S., who was killed in combat on January 14, 1945, and buried at the Gradara War Cemetery. Leudy's regimental number is F88378.

Bill Martin

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander (D Company) Bill Martin of Glace Bay, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 4, 1944, and is buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. Martin's regimental number is F54822.

Cape Breton Highlanders Association

Series consists of records for the Cape Breton Highlanders Association including reunion photographs, newspaper clippings, a publication about the history of the unit, a regimental history, pamphlets from different reunions, minutes of meetings, correspondence, newsletters and membership rolls.

Cape Breton Highlanders Association meeting minutes, correspondence, and newsletters

File consists of a page that details the officers and executive officers of the Cape Breton Highlanders’ Association (CBHA), minutes of meetings from May 8, 1966 to June 4, 1967, a note from 1966 describing the first steps to organizing the CBHA, correspondence, two pages of handwritten meeting minutes, names and addresses of Association members, CBHA newsletters for June 1979, May 1978, September 1978, and Fall 1982, a copy of an article from the Cape Breton Post (July 17, 1978) regarding the 1978 CBHA reunion, an article from The Coastal Courier regarding Ralph Davies, and a newsletter written in Dutch (?) from May 4, 1978.

Cape Breton Highlanders Collection

  • MG 20.5
  • Collection
  • 1910-2000

Collection consists of records related to the Cape Breton Highlanders including documentation spanning a century of service. Various iterations of the unit are included beginning with the 94th Victoria Regiment "Argyll Highlanders," 185th Overseas Battalion Cape Breton Highlanders, Cape Breton Highlanders (World War II), 2nd Battalion, Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton Highlanders) as well as records of the Cape Breton Highlanders Association. The records focus heavily on activity during World War 2 and post-war service by members of the Association.

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Cape Breton Highlanders reunion programs

File consists of programs from multiple Cape Breton Highlanders' reunions between 1973 and 1989 as well as a souvenir directory from the 1978 reunion that lists names and addresses of members of the Cape Breton Highlanders association and a program from the Nova Scotia Command, Royal Canadian Legion 33rd bi-annual provincial convention that was held in Whitney Pier, N.S.

Cape Breton Highlanders roll of honour

  • PAM 396
  • Item
  • 1945?

File consists of a small booklet containing a roll of honour of the war dead of the Cape Breton Highlanders during World War II. The roll of honour includes each member's regimental number, rank, name, company, date killed, and their origins. The booklet was printed in N.V. Groningen, Holland by Dijkstra's Drukkerij.

Cape Breton Highlanders World War II war diary

File consists of 5 reels of microfilm that contains the full war diary for the Cape Breton Highlanders World War II service.

Unit war diaries were submitted monthly by units and chronicled the daily activities of the unit. In addition to the monthly diary were appendices that consisted orders and instructions issued during the month as well as other information of worth. The diaries cover the periods as follows:
1.) August 26, 1939 - January 31, 1943
2.) February 1, 1943 - October 31, 1943
3.) November 1, 1943 - August 31, 1944
4.) September 1, 1944 - August 31, 1945
5.) September 1, 1945 - January 26, 1946

Cape Breton Highlanders wreath

Item is a photograph of the wreath of poppies placed at the Cassino Memorial in the Cassino War Cemetery by Charles "Sharkey" MacDonald and Ralph Davies. The memorial contains names of the fallen who do not have a grave, including four Cape Breton Highlanders: Lieutenant Rodd, Corporal Jewers, Private B.H. Hedd, and Private A.H. MacLeod.

Cape Breton Highlanders, 1939-1945 booklet

File consists of a publication titled "The Cape Breton Highlanders, 1939-1945" written and compiled by at the time Cape Breton Highlanders Association Ralph S. Davies. The publication provides a summary of the Cape Breton Highlanders regimental history, the war cemeteries where members of the unit who died in the war are buried, a tribute to Honorary Captain and RC Padre Father Alexander Duncan MacDonald, and the honours and awards of the Cape Breton Highlanders won during World War II. Included alongside the publication is a print-out of two pages of an unidentified book titled "The Highland Society of London."

Charles R. "Sharkey" MacDonald

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander Charles R. "Sharkey" MacDonald standing in a boxing stance. Charles was known as "Sharkey" to his comrades and was known to be a boxer. Sharkey had also won a divisional lightweight boxing championship while the unit was in Holland.

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