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Log Raft

  • CA BI 77-374-508
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of a log raft that was once stored in North Sydney Harbour. Built in Newfoundland during World War I by Ivan Arkley Bailey from North Sydney and others, it was created in order to ship lumber to England.

Left to right: Mrs. Bailey, Mr. Ivan Arkley Bailey and Mrs. Bailey's sister.

85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders)

  • CA BI 77-736-870
  • Item
  • Jul-1918

Item is a photograph of the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) taken on the steps of a chateau in Lozinghem, France.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1064-4044
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1065-4045
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1066-4046
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1067-4047
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1069-4049
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1070-4050
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1072-4052
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1073-4053
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1074-4054
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1076-4056
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1077-4057
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1078-4058
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1079-4059
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1080-4060
  • Item
  • 19-Aug-1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid.

Dieppe Raid

  • CA BI 79-1081-4061
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dieppe Raid with a caption in German.

Pilots

  • CA BI 84-110-14210
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of five pilots and one soldier taken during World War 1. A handwritten note on the item indicates the photo was taken in 1918 in "Hunts" or Huntingdonshire, England.

Percy, Alice, and Dorothy in Stratford

  • CA BI 84-114-14214
  • Item
  • 12 June, 1918

Item is a photograph of Percy Willmot with his mother and sister in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. A note on the reverse of the item bears the caption "Style on the Stile" and specifies the photo was taken "on the packway between Shottery - Anne Hathaways [sic] Cottage and Stratford. P.".

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.

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.

The Canadians in France

  • CA BI MAP 185
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a map published during World War 1 by the Montreal Star Publishing Company Ltd, titled "The Canadians in France." The map indicates locations where Canadian troops distinguished themselves.

Valenciennes

  • CA BI MAP 202
  • Item
  • 1916

Item is a map of Valciennes, Belgium, that was created by the War Office.

France

  • CA BI MAP 204
  • Item
  • 1917

Item consists of a map of France, created by an ordnance survey.

France, Lens

  • CA BI MAP 206
  • Item
  • 27 October, 1916

Item is a map of France, created through an ordnance survey.

France

  • CA BI MAP 207
  • Item

Item is a map of France, created through an ordnance survey.

Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Liberation of Italy

Subseries consists of photographs, correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings and maps relating to the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Liberation of Italy.

In 1975, two members from each Canadian unit who participated in the Italian campaign during World War II were invited to take part in a official Canadian pilgrimage to places around Italy where veterans would tour former battle sites, war graves, towns and cities. In the case of the Cape Breton Highlanders, Charles "Sharkey" MacDonald and Ralph S. Davies were selected to represent the Highlanders.

Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the liberation of Italy photographs

Folio consists of photographs taken on the trip to Italy for the 30th anniversary of the liberation of Italy that prominently feature Charles "Sharkey" MacDonald and Ralph Davies, veterans of the Cape Breton Highlanders. Photos consist of those taken in Ottawa before departure, various places in Italy that the delegation traveled to including various war cemeteries where Cape Breton Highlanders are buried and photos of Highlanders who gave their lives during the war.

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.

Headstone of E.H. Ashe

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Lance Corporal E.H. Ashe from Glace Bay, of the Cape Breton Highlanders (SP Company), who was killed in combat on May 22, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. Ashe's regimental number is F50449.

Headstone of C.M. Archibald

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (A Company) Captain C.M. Archibald of Truro, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 25, 1944 and is buried at the Cassino War Cemetery.

Headstone of Donnie Flynn

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (B Company) Private Donnie Flynn of Newfoundland, who was killed in combat on May 26, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. Flynn's regimental number is F55659.

Headstone of Russel H. MacLean

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (D Company) Private Russel H. MacLean of Glace Bay, who was killed in combat on May 26, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. MacLean's regimental number is F54815.

Headstone of D.L. Desveaux

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (D Company) Private D.L. Desveaux of New Waterford, who was killed in combat on May 4, 1944 and is buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. Desveaux's regimental number is F76452.

Headstone of W.J. (Bill) Martin

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

Headstone of T.B. McNutt

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (B Company) Private T.B. McNutt of Kentville, who was killed in combat on May 25 and is buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. McNutt 's regimental number is F30217 .

Headstone of D.P. (Doug) Frye

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (D Company) Private D.P. (Doug) Frye of Glace Bay , who was killed in combat on May 25 and is buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. Frye's regimental number is F54861.

Headstone of J.E. Mapplebeck

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (C Company) Private J.E. Mapplebeck of Aylesford, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 26 and is buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. Mapplebeck's regimental number is F56450.

Headstone of G.R. "Mermaid" MacDonald

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (C Company) Corporal G.R. "Mermaid" MacDonald of Prince Edward Island, who was killed in combat on May 28, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. MacDonald's regimental number is F60129.

Headstone of P.F. (Phil) MacCormack

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (C Company) Sergeant P.F. (Phil) MacCormack of MacIntyres Lake, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 26, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. MacCormack's regimental number is F54686.

Headstone of A.G. Smith

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (C Company) Private A.G. Smith of Ashmore, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 26, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. MacDonald's regimental number is F65317.

Headstone of R.C. MacDonald

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (C Company) Private R.C. MacDonald of Halifax, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 26, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. MacDonald's regimental number is F29675.

Headstone of J.J. McGrath

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (B Company) Private J.J. McGrath of Glace Bay, N.S., who was killed in combat on May 26, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. McGrath's regimental number is F88633.

Headstone of L.L. Cormier

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Cape Breton Highlander (D Company) Lance Sergeant L.L. Cormier of Cheticamp, N.S., who was killed in combat on January 17, 1944 and buried at the Cassino War Cemetery. Cormier's regimental number is F54613.

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