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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.".

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.

Percy Charles Willmot fonds

  • CA BI MG 20.15
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Fonds consists of correspondence, a scrapbook of pictures, clippings and letters, an album of photographs, Christmas cards and clippings referring to Lieut. Willmot and the 25th Battalion, CEF 1914- 1919, the 1914-1915 Star and the Military Cross awarded to Lieut. Willmot and a box of buttons, hat badges and other military memorabilia.

Willmot, Percy

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.

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.

Officers of the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders)

  • 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.

Nursing Sisters

  • CA BI 84-108-14208
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

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

Nurses and soldier

  • CA BI 84-103-14203
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of two nurses, a patient, and a soldier in what appears to be an infirmary or hospital taken during World War 1.

Nurses and patient

  • CA BI 84-107-14207
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of two nurses and a patient at a hospital or infirmary 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.

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.

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.

Naval Sentry Stanley, Sydney

  • 82-533-7233
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of a naval sentry guard sentry stationed in Sydney during World War 1. The sentry is identified by his first name, Stanley.

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

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.

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.

Moxham's Castle/Hospital

  • 81-853-5933
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of the rear of Moxham's Castle taken after the end of World War 1. During the war, the castle served as a military hospital.

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.

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.

Military Funeral

  • CA BI 80-765-4945
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Photo shows a crowd of non-military men, women, and children, likely following the procession.

Military Funeral

  • CA BI 80-762-4942
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Soldiers and marching band on Charlotte Street and in front of a church are pictured. Photograph appears to have been taken from a second storey building looking out on the street.

Military Funeral

  • CA BI 80-766-4946
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Photo was taken by an unknown photographer, possibly from the second storey of a building opposite Sacred Heart Church, and shows the large assembly outside Sacred Heart.

Military Funeral

  • CA BI 80-764-4944
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph showing the first military funeral from Sacred Heart Church during World War 1. Photo was taken by an unknown photographer next to an open grave and shows a partially obscured officer standing in the left foreground and a number of soldiers with raised rifles.

"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."

Matron-in-Chief, M.C. MacDonald, R.R.C.

  • 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

Matheson Family fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.156
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1925

Fonds consists of the correspondence of the Matheson family. It includes two letters from Ken Matheson to his mother while at Army camp in Valcartier, 1915.

Matheson family

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

Mary Belle MacNeill, England, 1918

  • CA BI 92-16-23191
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of Mary Belle MacNeill lying on a hill in a park in England during World War 1.

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.

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

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.

Man and woman on rock

  • CA BI 84-105-14205
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph a man and a woman sitting on a rock during World War 1. The man is likely a member of the 25th Battalion of the CEF.

Malcolm MacDonald fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.148
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1957

Fonds consists of textual records related to Malcolm MacDonald and his family, including correspondence related to Malcolm MacDonald's application for military service exemption and a letter from Pte. Dan MacDonald to a friend.

MacDonald, Malcolm

Malcolm A. MacDonald fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.134
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1950

Fonds consists of personal correspondence covering subjects such as remembrances of World War II, social life in Cape Breton in the 1940's, and various Christmas cards and postcards.

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus

Lt. Johnson at Halifax exercise

  • 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.

Lt. John Pringle

  • CA BI 78-1150-2900
  • Item
  • ca. 1917

Item is a photograph of Lt. (also Rev.) John Pringle in uniform sitting in the trenches during the First World War. He is surrounded by various personal effects including a rifle and coat. He is identified in a typed caption at the top of the photograph.

Weston and Son

Liscombe family fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.59
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1957,1913-1938 predominant

Fonds consists of four series: Ella Muriel Liscombe (1913-1938), Olive Margaret Liscombe (1910-1956), Francis Gerald Liscombe (1914-1916) and Susan Kate (Howie) Liscombe (1916-1944). It includes the diaries and records of Ella Muriel Liscombe, the diary and correspondence of Olive Margaret Liscombe, the diaries and correspondence of Gerald Liscombe, and Susan (Howie) Liscombe's correspondence.

Liscombe family

Kenneth Morrison fonds

  • CA BI MG 6.65
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1958

Fonds consists of correspondence between Kenneth Morrison and Alick Morrison of Glasgow, Scotland, concerning the Morrisons of Berneray (1950-1958). Records also include miscellaneous papers including material on World War 1 victory loans and a reproduction of the will of Kenneth's father, Roderick Morrison.

Morrison, Kenneth

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

Judge Andrew D. Campbell fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.22
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1964

Fonds consists of letters from Gordon H. Harrington, clippings, deed, and genealogical notes regarding the Campbell and Curry families, and five scrapbooks related to politics, world events, Nova Scotian sports, and one related to the career of Campbell.

Campbell, Andrew D.

John Leigh Hospital in Altringham, England

  • 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.

John Bernard Croak fonds

  • CA BI MG 20.9
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1996

Fonds consists of photographs, maps, correspondence, and textual records related to John Bernard Croak and his military service. Fonds also contain details on the Victorian Cross and its recipients as well as a booklet by the Royal Canadian Legion, Glace Bay.

Croak, John Bernard

John Bernard Croak

  • CA BI 84-1341-15441
  • Item
  • 1918

Item is a photograph of John Bernard Croak, later awarded the Victoria Cross, in full uniform during World War 1.

John Alexander MacKinnon fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.271
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1933

Fonds consists of John Alexander MacKinnon's diaries, a photographic postcard, and his World War 1 enlistment information and record of service book.

MacKinnon, John Alexander

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.

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 during World War 1. Burchell is holding a roll of papers and a house is visible in the background.

James W. Maddin fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.80
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1961

Fonds consists of correspondence, including letters from the Right Honourable Arthur Meighen, clippings, poetry, addresses, scrapbooks, and army service records.

Maddin, James William

James MacMillan, Sydney

  • CA BI 89-460-18655
  • Item
  • 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of James MacMillan in full uniform with rifle during World War 1. MacMillan was killed in the war. The photo was taken by C.H. Woodill in Sydney, likely prior to MacMillan's departure.

Woodill, C.H.

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