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Portrait of three soldiers
CA BI 84-88-14188 P512 · Item · 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing three unidentified soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

Portrait of five soldiers
CA BI 84-87-14187 · Item · 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing five unidentified soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

"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."

Unidentified soldier
CA BI 84-100-14200 · Item · 1914-1920

Item is a postcard showing an unidentified member of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1. The soldier is in full uniform and holding a rifle with a bayonet.

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.

Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-85-219 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boatbuilders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Thirteen boatbuilders pose with lifeboats built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell.

Martin, Charles
Two soldiers wrestling
CA BI 84-116-14216 · Item · 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of two soldiers wrestling on a rock. The two are members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF and served in World War 1.

On the beach
CA BI 84-120-14220 · Item · 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of a soldier, most likely Percy Willmot, standing next to the ocean somewhere in Europe during World War 1.

Crowd by water
CA BI 84-111-14211 · Item · 1914-1920

Item is a postcard showing a crowd of people near the shore of a lake or river during World War 1.

Two soldiers by tree
CA BI 84-91-14191 · Item · 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing two members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

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.

CA BI 84-84-14184 · Item · 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing the John Leigh Hospital at Townfield House in Altringham, England, taken during the World War 1. Four unidentified uniformed soldiers are visible in front of the building.

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.

Soldier in World War 1
CA BI 93-03-23977 · Item · ca. 1917

Item is a postcard of a soldier in uniform during World War 1. The photo was taken in London, England.

CA BI 84-88-14188 P511 · Item · 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing five soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1. The soldiers are identified on the reverse of the item and are in full uniform.

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.

Troops Embarking at Halifax
CA BI 77-1538-1672 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard of a number of troops embarking in Halifax during WWI. Soldiers in full uniform are visible on the upper and lower decks of the boat while onlookers, mostly in day wear, are visible on the dock.

The Armories, Halifax
77-1540-1674 · Item · 1914

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

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.

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.

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.

CA BI 77-735-869 · Item · Jul-1918

Item is a photograph of Officers of the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) taken on the steps of a chateau in Lozinghem, France. The officers are wearing their newly issued kilts. J.A. MacKinnon is identified as the sixth from the left in the second row.

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 77-710-844 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two members of the Cape Breton Highlanders taken during the First World War. The two members, identified as D.J. MacDonald and Harold Wadden of the 85th Battalion, are both standing in uniform in front of a wall.

Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-86-220 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boat builders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Four women work indoors on a lifeboat in the foreground, while two others work on another boat in the background. These lifeboats were built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell during the First World War.

Identified from left to right as Miss Ongo, Mary MacNeil Campbell, and Louise MacNeil, who worked in Baddeck in 1918.

Martin, Charles
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.

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.

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.

First World War Officers
CA BI 97-211-28049 · Item · 1919

Item is a photograph of four medical personnel officers inside Moxham's Castle, stationed there during World War 1 when the castle functioned as a military hospital. The photo was taken in 1919 and shows them sat around a large desk facing the camera.

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.

DISCO Victory Loan Committee
CA BI 80-180-4360 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of members of the DISCO Victory Loan Committee of 1918, organized during the First World War. Those pictured are listed below but not so as to allow for identification. A large board tracking the work of the committee is visible behind the assembled members. Smokestacks, power lines, a small building, and a large Union Jack flag are also visible.

Military Funeral
CA BI 80-763-4943 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Soldiers at arms and part of a marching band on Charlotte Street are pictured.

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
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
CA BI 93-494-24468 · Item · 1976

Item is a photograph of a World War 1 memorial statue erected in 1921 on Water Street in downtown Digby, Nova Scotia. The statue is of a soldier in full uniform with a helmet and is flanked by a cannon on each side.

Nursing Sisters
CA BI 84-108-14208 · Item · 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of nursing sisters around two trucks during World War 1.

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.

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.

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 77-712-846 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of five members of the Cape Breton Highlanders taken during the First World War. Four of them are identified from as Tom Buckley, Michael MacLean, Wilson MacLean, Lieut. P. MacDonald (94th Battalion).

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 77-711-845 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two members of the Cape Breton Highlanders taken during the First World War. The two members, identified as D.N. MacLeod and Frank Robbins of the 85th Battalion, are both standing in uniform in front of a wall.

CA BI 77-707-841 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of 12 unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton during the First World War.

CA BI 77-706-840 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton during the First World War. Both are in full uniforms, including kilts.

CA BI 77-705-839 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton taken during the First World War. One member sits while the other stands. Both are in full uniform.

CA BI 77-704-838 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton taken during the First World War.

CA BI 77-703-837 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton, taken during the First World War. Both are in full uniform.

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.

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.

CA BI 77-576-710 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of Matron-in-Chief M.C. MacDonald, head of the Canadian Overseas Nurses during the First World War.

Canadian Official War Photographer
CA BI 77-441-575 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Pte. John Bernard Croak, awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War.

Msgr. Donald MacPherson
CA BI 77-396-530 · Item · 1919

Item is a photograph of the 66 Battery, C.F.A. taken in Belgium. Msgr. Donald MacPherson is sitting first row centre.

CA BI 77-124-258 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of a convoy in Sydney Harbour during the WWI, taken from the coal piers. At least two ships are visible in the harbour.