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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.

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.

Sydney, Nova Scoia and the U-Boat War, 1918

  • Item
  • 1998

Item is a report titled "Sydney, Nova Scotia and the U-Boat War, 1918," which was written by Brian Tennyson and Roger Sarty. The report focuses on actions taken to protect the waters around industrial Cape Breton, and the experiences of servicemen and the citizens who interacted with them.

Old Barracks, Victoria Park

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

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

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 Personnel

  • CA BI 77-410-544
  • Item
  • ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of naval and civilian personnel and the Sydney Harbour defences during WWII.

Naval Personnel

  • CA BI 77-409-543
  • Item
  • ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of naval and civilian personnel and the Sydney Harbour defences during WWII.

Moxham Castle: The Beaton Institute Holdings

  • Item
  • 2002

Item is a series of notes concerning the Beaton Institute's Holdings related to Moxham Castle. These notes include information about the castle's use as a military hospital 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.

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.

First World War Officers

  • CA BI 97-211-28049
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of four medical personnel officers inside Moxham's Castle, stationed there during World War 1 when the castle functioned as a military hospital. The photo was taken in 1919 and shows them sat around a large desk facing the camera.

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.

Cape Breton Militia District swearing-in ceremony

File consists of a pamphlet from the Cape Breton Militia District 1990 Recruit Swearing-In Ceremony. The pamphlet details the units that comprise the Cape Breton Militia District, a message from the Commander, schedule, The Oath and The Affirmation sworn by recruits, and a brief history of Cape Breton militia.

Cape Breton Highlanders

  • CA BI 77-694-828
  • Item
  • 1925

Item is a photograph of the Cape Breton Highlanders (G.O.C. and Staff M.D. 6 and Officers of the 1st Bn., 85th Bn. C.E.F.) taken in August 1925.

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.

17th Battery Artillery Unit

  • CA BI 77-889-1023
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the 17th Battery Artillery, taken at Victoria Park, Sydney.

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.