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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.

Soldier in World War 1

  • 93-03-23977
  • Item
  • ca. 1917

Item is a postcard of a soldier in uniform during World War 1. The photo was taken in London, England.

Map 205

  • Map 205
  • Item
  • 8 August, 1918

Item is a World War 1 map of France, featuring several handmade corrections.

Woman on horse

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

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

War medal

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

Four people with house

  • 84-98-14198
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of four unidentified people taken during World War 1.

Annie MacDonald fonds

  • MG 20.21
  • Fonds
  • 1918

Fonds consists of an autograph book of signatures and poems that Annie MacDonald collected during World War 1.

MacDonald, Annie

WW1 badges

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

Program for a concert

Item is a program for a concert that took place while James Murphy was serving overseas during World War 1.

Charles H. Sutherland fonds

  • MG 12.119
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1974

Fonds consists of a scrapbook assembled by Charles Sutherland that includes some World War 1 clippings.

Sutherland, Charles H.

Group of soldiers

  • 84-72-14172
  • Item
  • ca. 1916

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

Unidentified portrait

  • 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.

Soldier lying down

  • 84-93-14193
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of a member of the 25th Battalion of the CEF lying down in front of a house during World War 1.

Two unidentified soldiers

  • 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.

Nurses and soldier

  • 84-103-14203
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of two nurses, a patient, and a soldier in what appears to be an infirmary or hospital taken during World War 1.

Nurses and patient

  • 84-107-14207
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of two nurses and a patient at a hospital or infirmary during World War 1.

Nursing Sisters

  • 84-108-14208
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph of nursing sisters around two trucks during World War 1.

Standing in stream

  • 84-122-14222
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of Percy Willmot standing in a stream somewhere in Europe during World War 1.

John Bernard Croak

  • 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

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

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

Helen Kendall

Item is a photograph of Helen Kendall, who served as a nursing sister during World War 1.

Abbie (MacAulay) MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.168
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915]

Fonds consists of correspondence, including a letter from "Bob," a soldier in Fredericton, New Brunswick, during World War 1.

MacDonald, Abbie (MacAulay)

Portrait of five soldiers

  • 84-87-14187
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing five unidentified soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1.

Man and woman on rock

  • 84-105-14205
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a photograph a man and a woman sitting on a rock during World War 1. The man is likely a member of the 25th Battalion of the CEF.

Crowd by water

  • 84-111-14211
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a postcard showing a crowd of people near the shore of a lake or river during World War 1.

On the beach

  • 84-120-14220
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of a soldier, most likely Percy Willmot, standing next to the ocean somewhere in Europe during World War 1.

Railway Car, Dominion

  • 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.

Capt. John MacDonald on boat, Gabarus

  • 89-1188-19383a
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of Capt. John Macdonald on a small boat with others in Gabarus harbour during World War 1.

Burns MacDonald

  • 93-41-24015
  • Item
  • 1917

Item is a photograph of Burns MacDonald in full uniform in Qurchel, France during World War 1.

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • 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.

Paybook and military papers

File contains military papers and correspondence that belonged to Lieut. Percy Wilmot, including his paybook, war service badge, a Christmas card, and other documents.

Helen Kendall fonds

  • MG 12.275
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1985

Fonds consists of Helen Kendall's personal correspondence, genealogy records, nursing and war service certifications and documents, photographs, and clippings.

Kendall, Helen

Military (General) 1915

  • SB 125A
  • Item
  • 1915-1983

Item is a scrapbook that features newspaper clippings, transcriptions, and photographs pertaining to members of the military from Cape Breton 1915-1983. Included in the scrapbook are the following: Complete service roll of the 24th battery of Canadian Overseas Field Artillery (January 29, 1915); "Lieut. Col. McLeod is Laid to Rest in Flanders; Sixth Battery Mourns for Chief" (December 31, 1915); A newspaper printed photograph of the 25th Battalion CEF (taken 1915, printed August 3, 1963); Transcription of war-related poetry, originally published in the Sydney Post (May 30, 1917); "Rising of N.S. Highland Brigade Recalled" (July 31, 1965); "85th Battalion Had Glorious Service Record in World War 1" (August 9, 1965); and "Memory of 85th Battalion Evoked at Province House" (August 10, 1970).

Letter from Katharine McLennan to Isabel Farley

Item is a letter from Katharine McLennan to Isabel Farley dated 29 July 1916. Katharine writes of her recent illness and discloses that it was related to an appendix infection, and that she should be undergoing a removal operation before long. She also mentions having heard that her uncle, Bart McLennan, had been wounded.

McLennan, Katharine Sophia

Letter from Katharine McLennan to her father, J.S. McLennan

Item is a letter from Katharine McLennan to her father, J.S. McLennan, dated 19 October 1916. In the letter, Katharine describes a day trip that she and Helen Homans took on their half day to the Chateau Salle Verte at Lassay, and notes two small accidents that occurred while Helen was riding her bicycle.

Letter from Katharine McLennan to Isabel Farley

Item is a letter from Katharine McLennan to Isabel Farley, dated 12 November 1916. In the letter, Katharine describes her hatred of night duty and the schedule that night duty nurses must follow. She also mentions a concert held at the hospital, featuring a song that she describes as "perfectly disgusting," and the arrival of a new doctor from London, Major Robson.

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