Item 8 - 185th Overseas Battalion Regimental Band Photograph

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185th Overseas Battalion Regimental Band Photograph

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MG 20.5-B-8

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  • [19--] (Reproduction)
  • [between 1914 and 1918] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w copy print ; 35 x 48 cm

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Item is a photocopied and oversize photograph of the 185th Overseas Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) Regimental Band taken in Nova Scotia by photographer W.G. MacLaughlan.

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1st 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.).

2nd row (kneeling): 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.

3rd row: 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.

4th 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.

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      To learn more about Walter G. MacLaughlan visit the Nova Scotia Archives:

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      Abbreviation ‘Bdsn’ stands for ‘Bandsman’.

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