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Cape Breton Highlanders member lists

File consists of an original and a copy of a list of Cape Breton Highlanders' soldiers that includes names of ranks between private and warrant officer, and a list of members of "D" company at Aldershot, England in 1942 that includes names of members and their home address on enlistment.

Coriano Ridge poem

File consists of a laminated poem titled "Coriano Ridge" by Ron Gills of North Sydney with an excerpt from a newspaper article discussing the poem, a copy of a newspaper article discussing the poem, and a photograph of an unidentified cemetery flying Canadian and French flags.

94th Highlanders

  • CA BI 77-192-326
  • Item
  • ca. 1895

Item is a photograph of the 94th Highlanders at camp in Big Baddeck.

94th Regiment at Camp

  • CA BI 77-195-329
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the 94th Regiment at camp in Big Baddeck.

94th Regiment at Camp

  • CA BI 77-196-330
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the 94th Regiment at camp in Big Baddeck.

94th Regiment at Camp

  • CA BI 77-193-327
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the 94th Regiment at camp in Big Baddeck.

94th Regiment at Camp

  • CA BI 77-194-328
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the 94th Regiment at camp in Big Baddeck.

94th Highlanders Summer Camp

  • CA BI 77-198-332
  • Item
  • ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of the 94th Victoria Battalion "Argyll Highlanders" summer camp at Big Baddeck.

94th Band, Baddeck

  • CA BI 77-617-751
  • Item
  • 1898

Item is a photograph of the 94th Band, Baddeck, with the names of numbers listed on the back of the picture.

Court House

  • CA BI 77-593-727
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the Sydney 17th Field Battery in front of the first Cape Breton County court house at Victoria Park.

17th Battalion

  • CA BI 77-924-1058
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of six members of the old 17th Battalion with the first Sydney court house in the background.

Old Barracks, Victoria Park

  • CA BI 77-569-703
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of the old barracks at Victoria Park, Sydney.

94th Argyll Highlanders at Marconi Station, Louisbourg

  • CA BI 13-009-30063
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of troops of the 94th Regiment at arms in front of Marconi Station. Dozens of troops are lined along a path with an officer standing at the right end. There are multiple buildings visible in the background.

Cape Breton Highlanders

  • CA BI 77-515-649
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton Highlanders and band at Broughton, WWI.

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.

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.

James Day and William Blackwood

  • CA BI 77-834-968
  • Item
  • 1914

Item is a photograph of James Day and William Blackwood, members of the 17th Battery, leaving for World War I.

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.

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.

Broughton Arms Hotel

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

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

94th Argyll Highlanders at Marconi Station, Louisbourg

  • CA BI 13-010-30064
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of troops of the 94th Regiment at arms in front of Marconi Station. Dozens of troops and officers are lined in rows in front of a large house, some sitting and some standing.

WW1 Military Parade on Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • 82-175-6875
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a military parade that took place on Charlotte Street in Sydney during World War 1. The photo features a large number of uniformed soldiers with rifles marching down the middle of the road with bystanders viewing on both sides of the street.

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.

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • CA BI 94-1121-25636
  • Item
  • 1915

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion parading in Broughton, where they were stationed during the beginning of World War 1.

185th Battalion

  • 94-1121-25636
  • Item
  • c.1915

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion marching through Broughton led by the band.

"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."

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.

185th Battalion Cape Breton Highlanders register of recruits ledger 1915-1916

File consists of a register of recruits ledger for 1915-1916 for the 185th Battalion, Cape Breton Highlanders. Entries for each soldier contain: corps, regimental number, name, height, chest measurement (inches), weight (lbs), complexion, eyes, hair, distinctive marks, occupation, religion, parish, county, date, enlistment (place and by whom), and finally approved (place and by whom), and remarks.

Lieutenant John Pringle, Prayer Card

Item is a prayer card with an accompanying poem for Lieut. John Pringle, son of Rev. John Pringle, who was killed in action at the Battle of the Somme on September 9, 1916.

185th Overseas Battalion, N.S. Highland Brigade

  • CA BI 80-286-4466
  • Item
  • 1916

Item is a composite photograph of the 185th Overseas Battalion, N.S. Highland Brigade of Lt. Col. Day O.C. during World War 1. Photo was taken in Sydney by H.O. Dodge.

Dodge, H. O.

Five soldiers after "Champagne Supper"

  • 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.

Clippings

Item is a series of clippings from a 1917 copy of the Daily Record, concerning updates on the soldiers overseas at the time, as well as photocopies.

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.

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.

185th Battalion Cape Breton Highlanders regimental band

File consists of a photograph of the regimental band of the 185th Battalion the Cape Breton Highlanders. The photo was taken by MacLauchlan of Halifax, N.S. Those identified in the photo are: Top row: Bdsn Alex Brown, Bdsn Frank MacKinnon, Bdsn James Critchley, Bdsn John Hitchens, Bdsn Robert Weilding, Bdsn Herbert Poycott, Bdsn William MacLaverty, Bdsn Albert Beresford, Bdsn Thomas Saunderson, Bdsn Walter Cosman. Second row standing: Bdsn Samuel Hayward, Bdsn Fred Ferryhough, Bdsn John Harracks, Bdsn Malcom O'Hanley, Bdsn Ben Hitchens, Bdsn James F. MacDonald, Bdsn Thomas Denny, Bdsn John Nicholson, Bdsn Elsmer Bulmer, Bdsn Burns MacDonald, Bdsn James Bowers. Third row sitting: Bdsn Joseph Dunn, Bdsn James A. Ross, Bdsn Mark Conway, Bdsn Harry Beaddock, William Williams (Sergt. Bandmaster), Col. F.P. Day, Capt. F.P. Munro, Bdsn D. Mck Weir, Bdsn joseph Davies. Bottom row sitting: Bdsn Joseph Mullings, Bdsn William P. Laurence, Bdsn John McOuigan, Bdsn John T. Green, Bdsn Gerald Liscombe, Bdsn Daniel Guthro, Bdsn A.J. MacLean (L. Corp.).

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.

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.

Hal McCurdy

  • CA BI 93-07-23981
  • Item
  • 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of Hal McCurdy in full uniform during his service in World War 1.

Gerald Liscombe and Burns MacDonald

  • CA BI 93-33-24007
  • Item
  • 9 October, 1918

Item is a photograph of Gerald Liscombe (on the left) and fellow 185th Battalion member Burns MacDonald (on the right) in full uniform during World War 1. The photo was taken in France.

94th Regiment

  • CA BI 94-931-25446a
  • Item
  • 1900-1918

Item is a photograph of 38 soldiers in full uniform at arms and with instruments posing at an unknown location, possibly Margaree. It was likely taken during World War 1.

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.

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.

25th Battalion "B" Co.

  • Item
  • 8 August, 1918

Item is the nominal roll "B" for the 25th Battalion at the Battle of Ameion on August 8th, 1918. The men listed each fall under one of the following designations: Headquarters; 5th Platoon; 6th Platoon; 7th Platoon; and 8th Platoon.

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.

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