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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

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

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

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

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 79-1069-4049
  • Item
  • 1942

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

Dieppe Raid

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

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

Dieppe Raid

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

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

Dieppe Raid

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

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

Dieppe Raid

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

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

Dieppe Raid

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

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

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

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

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 79-1081-4061
  • Item
  • 1942

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Railway Car, Dominion

  • CA BI 86-325-16523
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a railway car in a Dominion railyard containing soldiers of World War 1. Children are in the foreground on the tracks.

Sydney Harbour Convoys

  • CA BI 77-414-548
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of convoys in Sydney Harbour during WWII.

Sydney Harbour, WWI

  • CA BI 77-1376-1510
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a composite photograph of the first convoy during World War I in Sydney Harbour. More than 20 ships are visible in addition to buildings along the shore.

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.