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Only top-level descriptions World War 1, 1914-1918 With digital objects
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James MacMillan fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.147
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1976

Fonds consists of correspondence, legal documents, diaries, and clippings. It includes Anthony's MacMillan's wartime correspondence with his cousin, Cecilia MacMillan, in addition to other wartime correspondence.

MacMillan, James

William L. Chirgwin fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.176
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1961

Fonds consists of William Chirgwin's textual records, including correspondence concerning a ship that was seized by the Peruvian government in World War 1.

Chirgwin, William L.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Naval Sentry Stanley, Sydney

  • 82-532-7232
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of a naval sentry guard stationed in Sydney during World War 1. The sentry is identified by his first name, Stanley. He is standing in front of a large house in full uniform with a rifle. Women are visible on the balcony of the house in the background.

J.E. Burchell and Dorothy Clarke

  • 82-760-7460
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of J.E. Burchell and his granddaughter Dorothy Clarke on a snowy day towards the end of the First World War. Burchell is holding a roll of papers and a house is visible in the background.

Songs of the 185th Overseas Battalion

  • CA BI PAM 1003
  • Item

Item is a pamphlet containing a collection of wartime songs, some written about the Cape Breton Highlanders. Many of the songs within the pamphlet were written by people from Cape Breton.

Moxham's Castle Hospital

  • 87-960-17490
  • Item
  • ca. 1918

Item is a photograph of the interior of Moxham Castle and its staff during its time as a hospital during the First World War. Officers, nurses, and others are assembled in chairs on the floor, the stairs, the landing, and the second floor. The exact date and identities of those pictured are unknown.

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.

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."

Six unidentified soldiers

  • CA BI 84-83-14183
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

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

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.

Two soldiers in the woods

  • CA BI 84-90-14190
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of two unidentified soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken 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.

Nurse and soldier

  • CA BI 84-104-14204
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of a nurse and a soldier standing outside a building during World War 1.

Nurses and patient

  • CA BI 84-106-14206
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of two nurses and a patient inside a hospital or infirmary during World War 1.

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.".

Six unidentified soldiers

  • CA BI 84-115-14215
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of six members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF during World War 1.

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.

Unidentified soldier by building

  • CA BI 84-121-14221
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of a soldier of the 25th Battalion of the CEF during World War 1. The unidentified soldier is standing in front of a building.

Mary Belle MacNeill with brother

  • CA BI 92-17-23192
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of Mary Belle MacNeill sitting at a table with her brother during World War 1. The photo was likely taken in England.

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.

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.

Aldershot Camp, Nova Scotia

  • CA BI 97-871-28719
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a composite photograph of the mess rooms at Aldershot Camp and those stationed there in July, 1918. The three long buildings in the foreground surrounded by lines of soldiers are the mess halls and other buildings and tents are visible in the background.

Katharine McLennan fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.189
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1983

Fonds consists of textual records, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to McLennan family events and personal correspondence, including records related to Katharine McLennan's time spent serving overseas during World War 1. Also included are medals and awards received by Katharine as well as a hand-painted Christmas card of the bomb proofs at Louisbourg for a friend Anne Cameron Cook.

McLennan, Katharine Sophia

Harold L. Hill fonds

  • CA BI MG 20.2
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

Fonds consists of a notebook kept by Hill while completing training for the Canadian Engineers unit.

Hill, Harold Lester

Mary Belle MacNeill fonds

  • CA BI MG 15.70
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1970

Fonds consists of a speech that was delivered by Mary Belle MacNeill concerning her nursing career, with particular attention to her time spent nursing during war years.

MacNeill, Mary Belle

James D. Day fonds

  • CA BI MG 20.4
  • Fonds
  • 1923

Fonds consists of James D. Day's certificate of military service, 1914-1923.

Day, James Douglas

Cape Breton Highlanders Collection

  • CA BI 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.

Cape Breton Highlanders

James A. Murphy fonds

  • CA BI MG 20.25
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1972

Fonds consists of a scrapbook containing textual records, photographs, and objects related to James Murphy's experience as a World War 1 serviceman.

Murphy, James A.

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.

Cape Breton Members of the Canadian Army

  • 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.

Cape Breton Members of the Canadian Army

  • 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.

Cape Breton Members of the Canadian Army

  • 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Allan Ridgway fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.110
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1973

Fonds consists of papers and medals concerning enlistment and service in World War I, including award of the Military Medal, 1915-1921; appointment as Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, 1931; and clippings of obituaries of Allan and Frances Ridgway, 1970-1973.

Ridgway, Allan

Broughton Arms Hotel

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

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

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