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The "War Wasp"

  • CA BI 78-96-1846
  • Item
  • July 9, 1917

Item is a photographic postcard of the "War Wasp," launched in Trenton, Pictou County, at 1pm on Monday, July 9th, 1917.

Sydney Harbour, WWI

  • CA BI 77-1376-1510
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a composite photograph of the first convoy during World War I in Sydney Harbour. More than 20 ships are visible in addition to buildings along the shore.

94th Argyll Highlanders at Marconi Station, Louisbourg

  • CA BI 13-009-30063
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of troops of the 94th Regiment at arms in front of Marconi Station. Dozens of troops are lined along a path with an officer standing at the right end. There are multiple buildings visible in the background.

Cape Breton Highlanders

  • CA BI 77-515-649
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton Highlanders and band at Broughton, WWI.

Soldiers at the Broughton Arms Hotel

  • CA BI 77-433-567
  • Item
  • ca.1914

Item is a photographic postcard of a rear view of the Broughton Arms Hotel with roughly 22 soldiers assembled in a loose line.

WW1 Military Parade on Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • 82-176-6876
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a military parade that took place on Charlotte Street in Sydney during World War 1. A band is leading a procession down the middle of the road while bystanders view from both sides of the street.

Naval Convoy in Plymouth, England

  • 82-527-7227
  • Item
  • 1914

Item is a photograph of a naval convoy moving along the coast near Plymouth, England during World War 1. Taken on October 14, 1914, the ink description on the photo reads "The largest fleet of liners to cross the Atlantic at one time (32 in number) with 33,000 Canadian troops on board."

Abrahams and Sons, Devonport

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • CA BI 91-621-22582
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion parading in Broughton, where they were stationed during the beginning of World War 1.

W.L. Chirgwin

  • CA BI 77-677-811
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of W.L. Chirgwin, a recruiting officer during the First World War. The photo is a formal portrait with Chirgwin standing in full uniform.

James Day and William Blackwood

  • CA BI 77-834-968
  • Item
  • 1914

Item is a photograph of James Day and William Blackwood, members of the 17th Battery, leaving for World War I.

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • CA BI 77-903-1037
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a postcard of the 185th Battalion marching past the Broughton Hotel taken during WWI.

Aldershot Military Camp

  • CA BI 77-916-1050
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photographic postcard of the Aldershot Military Camp taken during the First World War. Tents, a few buildings, and soldiers are visible.

Railway Car, Dominion

  • CA BI 86-325-16523
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a railway car in a Dominion railyard containing soldiers of World War 1. Children are in the foreground on the tracks.

The Armories, Halifax

  • 77-1540-1674
  • Item
  • 1914

Item is a photographic postcard showing the Halifax Armories during WWI.

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • CA BI 77-904-1038
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion at Broughton with the Broughton Hotel in the background. The photograph was taken during WWI. A row of soldiers are assembled in the rear of the hotel and stand before officers in full uniform.

Broughton Arms Hotel

  • CA BI 77-432-566
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the Broughton Arms Hotel with soldiers during WWI.

WW1 Military Parade on Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • 82-175-6875
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a military parade that took place on Charlotte Street in Sydney during World War 1. The photo features a large number of uniformed soldiers with rifles marching down the middle of the road with bystanders viewing on both sides of the street.

94th Argyll Highlanders at Marconi Station, Louisbourg

  • CA BI 13-010-30064
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of troops of the 94th Regiment at arms in front of Marconi Station. Dozens of troops and officers are lined in rows in front of a large house, some sitting and some standing.

Percy Willmot, 25th Battalion, CEF: Marching in street

  • CA BI 84-79-14179
  • Item
  • 1915

Item is a postcard showing a number of soldiers marching down a street during World War 1. The soldiers, likely members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF, are in full uniform with rifles, canteens, and satchels. The photo was likely taken in Halifax.

Frances Dodd

  • CA BI 77-686-820
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of Frances Dodd (Ridgway) of Bridgeport, a member of Queen Alexandra's Nursing Reserve from 1914-1918.

Hugh P. MacKinnon, Inverness

  • CA BI 80-107-4287
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of Hugh P. MacKinnon in his World War 1 uniform, taken with his wife and family.

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • 81-1605-6685
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a postcard of the 185th Battalion marching in Broughton, Cape Breton during World War 1. The soldiers in full uniform are marching past the rear of the Broughton Arms Hotel, which is visible in the background.

HMT Saxonia, May 1915

  • CA BI 84-71-14171
  • Item
  • 1915

Item is a photograph of four soldiers on the deck of the HMT Saxonia during World War 1.

Abbie (MacAulay) MacDonald fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.168
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915]

Fonds consists of correspondence, including a letter from "Bob," a soldier in Fredericton, New Brunswick, during World War 1.

MacDonald, Abbie (MacAulay)

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • CA BI 94-1121-25636
  • Item
  • 1915

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion parading in Broughton, where they were stationed during the beginning of World War 1.

"B" Company marching

  • CA BI 84-80-14180
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a postcard showing soldiers of 'B' company of the 25th Battalion of the CEF marching down a street during World War 1. The officer leading the march is identified as Lieut. Simpson.

St. Francis Xavier's Unit, CEF

  • CA BI 85-149-15849
  • Item
  • 1915

Item is a composite photograph of the officers and men of the No. 9 Stationary Hospital, CEF, at St. Francis Xavier's University under the command of Lieut. Col. McLeod, O.C. during World War 1.

MacLaughlan

"Me & My Ford"

  • CA BI 84-95-14195
  • Item
  • 23 April, 1915

Item is a postcard showing Percy Willmot lying in a carriage on a road during World War 1. A note on the reverse reads: "'Me + My Ford' Very comfy. K[indecipherable] Pk. April 23/15. P."

Percy and Dorothy Willmot with others

  • CA BI 84-97-14197
  • Item
  • 1914-1915

Item is a photograph of four people, one man and three women, on the edge of a cliff overlooking a lake during World War 1.

Msgr. Donald MacPherson

  • CA BI 77-395-529
  • Item
  • 1916

Item is a photograph of Msgr. Donald MacPherson of Port Hood and Fr. Mulderry of Dublin posed in front of the Great Sphinx of Giza and the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Mary Cadegan fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.204
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1916

Fonds consists of documents primarily concerned with the military service of Mary Cadegan's brother, Malcolm John MacKinnon, during World War 1.

Cadegan, Mary

Group of soldiers

  • CA BI 84-72-14172
  • Item
  • ca. 1916

Item is a photograph of soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

Halifax exercise

  • 84-76-14176
  • Item
  • ca. 1916

Item is a postcard showing soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF in an exercise during World War 1. The exercise took place in Halifax and the Armories and Park Street Church are visible in the background.

Halifax exercise

  • CA BI 84-77-14177
  • Item
  • ca. 1916

Item is a postcard showing an exercise of the 25th Battalion of the CEF in Halifax during World War 1. A note on the reverse reads: "Getting ready to form an 'outpush' for the protection of a force encamped. Small parties are being detailes to various duties - scouts - patrols sentry groups + detached posts."

185th Overseas Battalion, N.S. Highland Brigade

  • CA BI 80-286-4466
  • Item
  • 1916

Item is a composite photograph of the 185th Overseas Battalion, N.S. Highland Brigade of Lt. Col. Day O.C. during World War 1. Photo was taken in Sydney by H.O. Dodge.

Dodge, H. O.

Five soldiers after "Champagne Supper"

  • CA BI 84-89-14189
  • Item
  • 18 November, 1916

Item is a postcard showing five members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1. The photo was taken after a "champagne supper" the night before and is noted as being "taken with a small hand camera." The soldiers are identified on the reverse as: RSM Hinchcliffe (died at Vimy), CQMS Hills (Susie), Sgt. P.C. Willmot, Cpl. P. Walker, and Pte. Dr. 'Pete' Murray.

Signalling Section, 185th Battalion, CEF

  • CA BI 88-503-18013
  • Item
  • 27 September, 1916

Item is a composite photograph of the Signalling Section 185th Battalion of the CEF Cape Breton Highlanders during World War 1. The soldiers are sitting and standing in three rows in full uniform bearing their flags. The photo was taken at Aldershot Camp on September 27, 1916.

The "War Wasp"

  • CA BI 78-97-1847
  • Item
  • July 9, 1917

Item is a photographic postcard of the view from the upper deck of the "War Wasp," launched in Trenton, Pictou County, at 1pm on Monday, July 9th, 1917. Crew members on deck and another vessel in the background are visible.

DISCO Victory Loan Committee, 1917

  • CA BI 89-530-18725
  • Item
  • 1917

Item is a photograph of the DISCO Victory Loan Committee, organized during World War 1. The committee is gathered next to a small one-story building around a large clock erected to keep track of contributions. An insert at the top of the item shows the record for each team, the executive, the company, and the grand total.

Mary Belle MacNeill

  • CA BI 95-346-26437
  • Item
  • 1917

Item is a photograph of Mary Belle MacNeill, a nursing sister, sitting in bed with a book in France during World War 1. It is noted that the picture was enclosed along with an address she delivered at the Savoy Theatre at some point after.

Charles Appleton and Frank Harringbot, 1917

  • CA BI 93-02-23976
  • Item
  • 1917

Item is a postcard of two soldiers, Charles Appleton and Frank Harringbot, during World War 1. Although identified, the two are not distinguished from each other. Both are in full uniform.

Burns MacDonald

  • CA BI 93-41-24015
  • Item
  • 1917

Item is a photograph of Burns MacDonald in full uniform in Qurchel, France during World War 1.

Sydney Academy Cadet Corps #306

  • 81-234-5304
  • Item
  • 1917

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Academy Cadet Corps #306 in the winter of 1917. Almost all of the Cadets are in full uniform, with the first row sitting and the back rows standing on steps.

C.B. Highlanders

  • CA BI 77-700-834
  • Item
  • 1917

Item is a photograph of four members of the Cape Breton Highlanders during the First World War. Those pictured are identified as J.W. MacKenzie of Boularderie, D.N. MacDonald, David Livingstone of Boularderie, and Lt. Paul MacGillivary of Antigonish.

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