World War 1, 185th Battalion

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185th Battalion, Broughton

  • 81-1605-6685
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  • ca. 1915

Item is a postcard of the 185th Battalion marching in Broughton, Cape Breton during World War 1. The soldiers in full uniform are marching past the rear of the Broughton Arms Hotel, which is visible in the background.

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • 91-621-22582
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion parading in Broughton, where they were stationed during the beginning of World War 1.

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • 77-903-1037
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a postcard of the 185th Battalion marching past the Broughton Hotel taken during WWI.

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.

185th Battalion, Broughton

  • 77-904-1038
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of the 185th Battalion at Broughton with the Broughton Hotel in the background. The photograph was taken during WWI. A row of soldiers are assembled in the rear of the hotel and stand before officers in full uniform.

185th Cape Breton Highlanders Headquarters, Broughton

  • 84-704-14804
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  • 1914-1918

Item is a photographic postcard showing the Headquarters of the 185th Cape Breton Highlanders in Broughton during the First World War. A heading below the photo identifies the Broughton Arms and General Offices.

185th Overseas Battalion, N.S. Highland Brigade

  • 80-286-4466
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  • 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.

Burns MacDonald

  • 93-41-24015
  • Item
  • 1917

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

Canadian Expeditionary Force Certificate of Service

Item is a photocopy of a certificate of service issued to Lieutenant James W. Maddin for his service in the 185th Battalion. The certificate features the dates on which Maddin enlisted and was discharged from service, where he served, and which battalions he served with.

Gerald Liscombe and Burns MacDonald

  • 93-33-24007
  • Item
  • 9 October, 1918

Item is a photograph of Gerald Liscombe (on the left) and fellow 185th Battalion member Burns MacDonald (on the right) in full uniform during World War 1. The photo was taken in France.

Gerald Liscombe and soldier

  • 93-39-24013
  • Item
  • 1914-1918

Item is a photograph of Gerald Liscombe (sitting) and another soldier (standing) in full uniform in a formal portrait during World War 1.

Honour Roll of the Nova Scotia Overseas Highland Brigade

  • UA 602 N69 M33 2007
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  • 2007

Item is a book titled, "Honour Roll of the Nova Scotia Overseas Highland Brigade," written by W. James MacDonald. The book includes biographical information pertaining to fallen comrades of the 85th, 185th, 193rd, and 219th Battalions.

Letter from Lieut.-Col. Shaun D. Day

Item is a letter from Lieut.-Col. Shaun D. Day to the Brigade Major of the 185th Battalion, recommending that Captain James. W. Maddin be promoted to the rank of Major.

Letter to Susan Liscombe from "Bob"

Item is a letter to Susan Liscombe signed "Bob," which was written in France. In the letter, the author thanks Mrs. Liscombe for mailing him some newspapers, talks about injuries and deaths among members of the 40th that he met in England, relates his experience in the trenches, and notes a letter that he received from Gerald Liscombe regarding the disbandment of the 185th Band.

Signalling Section, 185th Battalion, CEF

  • 88-503-18013
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  • 27 September, 1916

Item is a composite photograph of the Signalling Section 185th Battalion of the CEF Cape Breton Highlanders during World War 1. The soldiers are sitting and standing in three rows in full uniform bearing their flags. The photo was taken at Aldershot Camp on September 27, 1916.

Songs of the 185th Overseas Battalion

  • PAM 1003
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Item is a pamphlet containing a collection of wartime songs, some written about the Cape Breton Highlanders. Many of the songs within the pamphlet were written by people from Cape Breton.

The Breed of Manly Men: The History of Cape Breton Highlanders

  • D 768.15 M67
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  • 1994

Item is a book titled "The Breed of Manly Men: The History of the Cape Breton Highlanders," written by Alex Morrison and Ted Slaney, which outlines the history of the Cape Breton Highlanders. The book provides information about the World War 1 experiences of the 85th and 185th Infantry Battalions.