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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.

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.

84-704-14804 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard showing the Headquarters of the 185th Cape Breton Highlanders in Broughton during the First World War. A heading below the photo identifies the Broughton Arms and General Offices.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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

CA BI 84-78-14178 · Item · 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF in an exercise in Halifax during World War 1. The three officers pictured on the left side are identified as Lieut. Howard Johnson, Major Weston, and Capt. McRae.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.

"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."

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."

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.

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.

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 93-02-23976 · Item · December 1917

Item is a postcard of two soldiers, Charles Appleton (at left) and Frank Harringbot, during World War 1. Both are in full uniform.