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WW1 Officers in Moxham's Castle

  • 81-854-5934
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of four medical personnel officers inside Moxham's Castle, where they were stationed during World War 1 when the castle functioned as a military hospital.

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.

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.

WW1 MG 12.189.6 J

Item is a letter from Letter from Ronard Adrieu to an unknown recipient, dated 12 November 1916. The letter, written in broken French, describes the conditions at another hospital and asks the recipient to say hello to Harnois, a patient at the Hôpital de l'Alliance in Yvetot, France.

WW1 C.B.Units

  • Item
  • 1914-1918

Item is of a list of units that recruits from Cape Breton enlisted in during World War 1, from 1914-1918.

WW1 badges

Item is a series of badges that were acquired by James Murphy during World War 1. They are mounted on cardstock.

W.V. MacKinnon, M.E. Amos, W. Gordon, S.W. Hirtle

  • 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.

World War Monument in downtown Digby, Nova Scotia

  • CA BI 93-494-24468
  • Item
  • 1976

Item is a photograph of a World War 1 memorial statue erected in 1921 on Water Street in downtown Digby, Nova Scotia. The statue is of a soldier in full uniform with a helmet and is flanked by a cannon on each side.

World War I

Series consists of an original copy of "A Short History & Photographic Record of the Cape Breton Highlanders 185th Overseas Battalion C.E.F," reports, correspondence, a 1915-1916 185th Battalion recruits ledger, casualty forms, nominal rolls for drafts, absentee lists, attestation papers, and reports of the 185th at Witley Camp in England.

World War 1

File contains papers concerning Allan Ridgway's enlistment and service in World War 1, including the awarding of his Military Medal, 1915-1921, and medals.

Woman on horse

  • CA BI 84-112-14212
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of a woman, likely a nurse, on a horse during World War 1.

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.

William L. Chirgwin fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.176
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1961

Fonds consists of William Chirgwin's textual records, including correspondence concerning a ship that was seized by the Peruvian government in World War 1.

Chirgwin, William L.

Western Union Telegram for Kate MacMillan

Item is a Western Union telegram for Kate MacMillan, informing her that Sgt. Anthony MacMillan has been reported as seriously ill in the Moore Barracks Hospital.

Weldon Wood Patton fonds

  • CA BI MG 15.21
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1991

Fonds consists of the writings of Weldon Patton, a selection of newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, family genealogy and two case books from his medical practice, concerning men who had served in World War 1 and were seeking medical proof of disability

Patton, Weldon Wood

War service badge

Item is a certificate issued with a war service badge for Lieut. James A. Murphy.

War Medals and Decorations of Canada

  • CA BI F 5087 I79
  • Item
  • 1971

Item is a book titled "War Medals and Decorations of Canada," by Ross W. Irwin. The book contains a photographic and descriptive guide of Canadian war medals and decorations.

War medal

Item is a medal that was awarded to James A. Murphy for his participation in World War 1.

War medal

Item is a war service medal that was awarded to James A. Murphy for his participation in World War 1.

Vimy Ridge trench raid orders

Item is an original copy of the general orders for the Battle of Vimy Ridge, as they were received by James A. Murphy.

Victoria Park and the Army: The First Two Centuries

  • Item
  • 1984

Item is a report titled "Victoria Park and the Army: The First Two Centuries," written by Colonel I.D. MacIntyre. The report focuses on the history of Victoria Park Armories since their formation, and provides information about Cape Breton men who enlisted for service during World War 1.

Valour Remembered: Canada and the First World War

  • CA BI PAM 3972
  • Item
  • 1982

Item is a pamphlet on Canada's role in World War 1, written by Patricia Giesler. This item is written in both French and English and provides information about conflict on land, air, and sea, as well as details about war memorials.

Valenciennes

  • CA BI MAP 202
  • Item
  • 1916

Item is a map of Valciennes, Belgium, that was created by the War Office.

Unit Register Card

Item is a unit register card, containing Allan Ridgway's unit information.

Unidentified soldier by building

  • CA BI 84-121-14221
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of a soldier of the 25th Battalion of the CEF during World War 1. The unidentified soldier is standing in front of a building.

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.

Unidentified portrait

  • CA BI 84-75-14175
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of an unknown person, likely a member of the 25th Battalion of the CEF during World War 1.

Two unidentified soldiers

  • CA BI 84-94-14194
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of two members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

Two soldiers wrestling

  • CA BI 84-116-14216
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of two soldiers wrestling on a rock. The two are members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF and served in World War 1.

Two soldiers in the woods

  • CA BI 84-90-14190
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of two 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.

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.

Three soldiers at a gate

  • CA BI 84-102-14202
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of three members of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1. Two of the soldiers are standing and supporting a third, who is lying in a carriage. They are in front of a large metal gate in a wall covered in ivy.

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.

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.

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