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185th Battalion Cape Breton Highlanders regimental band

File consists of a photograph of the regimental band of the 185th Battalion the Cape Breton Highlanders. The photo was taken by MacLauchlan of Halifax, N.S. Those identified in the photo are: Top row: Bdsn Alex Brown, Bdsn Frank MacKinnon, Bdsn James Critchley, Bdsn John Hitchens, Bdsn Robert Weilding, Bdsn Herbert Poycott, Bdsn William MacLaverty, Bdsn Albert Beresford, Bdsn Thomas Saunderson, Bdsn Walter Cosman. Second row standing: Bdsn Samuel Hayward, Bdsn Fred Ferryhough, Bdsn John Harracks, Bdsn Malcom O'Hanley, Bdsn Ben Hitchens, Bdsn James F. MacDonald, Bdsn Thomas Denny, Bdsn John Nicholson, Bdsn Elsmer Bulmer, Bdsn Burns MacDonald, Bdsn James Bowers. Third row sitting: Bdsn Joseph Dunn, Bdsn James A. Ross, Bdsn Mark Conway, Bdsn Harry Beaddock, William Williams (Sergt. Bandmaster), Col. F.P. Day, Capt. F.P. Munro, Bdsn D. Mck Weir, Bdsn joseph Davies. Bottom row sitting: Bdsn Joseph Mullings, Bdsn William P. Laurence, Bdsn John McOuigan, Bdsn John T. Green, Bdsn Gerald Liscombe, Bdsn Daniel Guthro, Bdsn A.J. MacLean (L. Corp.).

Cape Breton Highlanders in front of the Sixty-Two Club

Item is a photograph of a group of Cape Breton Highlanders. Identified in the photo are J. Corkery, J. Vickers, J. Donovan, P. Turnbull, B. MacAulay, B. Kipping, two unidentified Highlanders and a young boy. The men are standing in front of a building with a sign that says "Sixty-Two Club" which was showing the 1944 film "Together Again." 62 was also the unit number for the Cape Breton Highlanders.

Pte. Dannie Matheson

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander Private Dannie Matheson of "B" Company. Matheson's regimental number is written as F55484 on the photo's reverse.

Angus Norman MacDonald

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander "Angus Norman" MacDonald. MacDonald later served as the commanding officer of the Cape Breton Highlanders as lieutenant-colonel from 1949 to 1953.

Major Sylvester B. MacKinnon

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander Major Sylvester B. MacKinnon standing in front of a military vehicle in France on the way to North-West Europe following the conclusion of fighting in Italy.

Cape Breton Highlanders

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlanders standing on a dirt road in Holland. Identified left to right are Joe Corkery, Burgess, D. MacEachern, Saxton, an unidentified Highlander and John MacKay.

Eddie Grant

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Highlander Eddie Grant sitting in front of a monument that reads "To The Memory And In Honor Of The Canadians Who Died Defending The Empire In The South African war 1899-1902."

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