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MG 20.5-E-1 · Subseries · 1939 - 1975
Part of The Cape Breton Highlanders collection

Sub-series consists of correspondence, programmes, schedules, scrapbooks, and photographs belonging to Ralph Davies and Sharkey MacDonald (Charles MacDonald), former Cape Breton Highlanders and World War 2 (WW2) veterans, who were chosen to be delegates for the “30th Anniversary: The Canadians in Italy” delegation sent to Italy to commemorate the Italian Campaign and the 30th anniversary of the liberation of Italy. Delegates visited memorials, battlefields, and war cemeteries and took part in cultural and religious ceremonies to mark the occasion.

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.

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.

CA BI 77-124-258 · Item · 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of a convoy in Sydney Harbour during the WWI, taken from the coal piers. At least two ships are visible in the harbour.

Lt. Philip Worgan
CA BI 77-1350-1484 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of a portrait of Lt. Philip Worgan, a naval officer.

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.

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.

Old Home Week Parade
CA BI 77-162-296 · Item · 1935

Item is a photograph of nurses walking down a street during the Old Home Week Parade in Sydney. Frances (Dodd) Ridgway has been identified in the second row on the right.

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.

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.

Sydney Harbour Convoys
CA BI 77-414-548 · Item · ca. 1940

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

Broughton Arms Hotel
CA BI 77-432-566 · Item · ca. 1914

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

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.

CA BI 77-441-575 · Item · ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of the headstone of Pte. John Bernard Croak, awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War.

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
W.L. Chirgwin
CA BI 77-677-811 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of W.L. Chirgwin, a recruiting officer during the First World War. The photo is a formal portrait with Chirgwin standing in full uniform.

Frances Dodd
CA BI 77-686-820 · Item · ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of Frances Dodd (Ridgway) of Bridgeport, a member of Queen Alexandra's Nursing Reserve from 1914-1918.

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.

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.

CA BI 77-704-838 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton taken during the First World War.

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.

CA BI 77-706-840 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of two unidentified members of the Canadian Army from Cape Breton during the First World War. Both are in full uniforms, including kilts.

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 77-710-844 · 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.J. MacDonald and Harold Wadden of the 85th Battalion, are both standing in uniform in front of a wall.

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.

Cape Breton Highlanders
CA BI 77-712-846 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of five members of the Cape Breton Highlanders taken during the First World War. Four of them are identified from as Tom Buckley, Michael MacLean, Wilson MacLean, Lieut. P. MacDonald (94th Battalion).

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.

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
Boat Builders, Beinn Bhreagh
CA BI 77-86-220 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of female boat builders, taken by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society. Four women work indoors on a lifeboat in the foreground, while two others work on another boat in the background. These lifeboats were built at Beinn Bhreagh, Baddeck under the supervision of Alexander Graham Bell during the First World War.

Identified from left to right as Miss Ongo, Mary MacNeil Campbell, and Louise MacNeil, who worked in Baddeck in 1918.

Martin, Charles
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.

Aldershot Military Camp
CA BI 77-916-1050 · Item · ca. 1914

Item is a photographic postcard of the Aldershot Military Camp taken during the First World War. Tents, a few buildings, and soldiers are visible.

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
"General Byng"
CA BI 78-420-2170 · Item · 1918

Item is a photograph of the schooner "General Byng," taken during its construction during the First World War.

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.

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.

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 79-1065-4045 · 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 79-1067-4047 · Item · 1942

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

Dieppe Raid
CA BI 79-1069-4049 · Item · 1942

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

Dieppe Raid
CA BI 79-1070-4050 · Item · 19-Aug-1942

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

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 79-1073-4053 · Item · 1942

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

Dieppe Raid
CA BI 79-1076-4056 · Item · 19-Aug-1942

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

Dieppe Raid
CA BI 79-1077-4057 · Item · 19-Aug-1942

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

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 79-1079-4059 · Item · 19-Aug-1942

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