Portrait Painting- Brig. W. W. Southam, DSO, ED

This portrait of Brigadier William Wallace Southam, DSO, ED was donated to the 48th Highlanders in 2003 and hangs in the Officers’ Mess, Moss Park Armoury.  Brigadier Southam was Commanding Officer of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, 1st Battalion from August 1940 to January 1942. After graduating from Royal Military College in 1922, Southam joined […]

Oil Painting – Beaver on Pond

A framed oil painting of a beaver at  a pond in the autumn with maple leaves. Artist : E. M. Makepeace 2014 The painting is 23″ x 19″ in a gold frame 27 1/2 ” x 23 1/2 ” and bears a brass plate with inscription: “Presented to Col. John B. Newman by Father William […]

Print – 48th Highlanders in Combat – by Silvia Pecota, artist

Print of a painting by Sylvia Pecota showing a 48th Highlander Sergeant in 1892 uniform with a Martini-Henry rifle.  In the Background are 48th Highlanders from WW 1 and WW2,  a piper and a drummer and a Highlander buckle badge at the bottom. Print is 13″ x 1 61/4″ and in a black wood frame […]

48th Highlanders Deployed Overseas 1947 – 2014

Framed print – bearing the names of 48th Highlanders deployed overseas from 1947 – 2014. List of Volunteers for: Germany – 27 Canadian Infantry Brigade , 1st Canadian Highland Battalion,  182 names for service between 1951 and 1955 Indo-China- 2 names Cyprus – 8 names Middle East – 6 names Namibia – 2 names Somalia […]

Replica Battle Honours Map of the Liberation of Apeldoorn

A 9.5 inch by 5.5 inch hand drawn battle honour map depicting the Liberation of Apeldoorn. The maps were drawn by Brigadier Eric Haldenby for the 48th Highlanders’ Second War history Dileas by Kim Beattie. Liberation of Apeldoorn The liberation of the Netherlands, from September 1944 to April 1945, played a key role in the culmination of […]

Replica Battle Honours Map of the Lamone River Crossing

A 7 inch by 5.75 inch hand drawn battle honour map depicting the Lamone River Crossing of 10 December 1944. The 48th Highlanders, following failures by battalions of other brigades to force a crossing, achieved the only successful crossing under fire during the night, including shepherding the West Nova Scotia regiment through their crossing point […]

Replica Battle Honours Map of Ortona (Cemetery Hill)

A 8 inch by 5.5 inch map outlining the Ortona battle in which the 48th Highlanders during the night of 23/24 December, 1943, penetrated 1200 meters behind the German lines, undetected, and set up an all-round defence. Their goal was to outflank the town of Ortona, threatening the only road in or out of the […]

Replica Battle Honours Map of the Gothic Line from the Metauro to the Foglia

A 5.5 inch by 7 inch map outlining the Gothic Line battles of the 48th Highlanders from 26 – 29 August 1944.. These maps were hand drawn by Brigadier Eric Haldenby for the 48th Highlanders’ Second War history Dileas by Kim Beattie. Gothic Line Lt. Reid did not stop; he led a daring fighting patrol […]

Replica Battle Honours Map of the Hitler Line

A 4.75 inch by 8.25 inch map outlining the advance by the 48th Highlanders up the Liri valley and their subsequent breaching of the Hitler Line. These maps were hand drawn by Brigadier Eric Haldenby for the 48th Highlanders’ Second War history Dileas by Kim Beattie. The 48th Highlanders, after assaults by other brigades, attacked […]

Replica Battle Honours Map of the Advance to Rimini

A 5 inch by 8 inch hand drawn battle honour map depicting the Advance to Rimini. The maps were drawn by Brigadier Eric Haldenby for the 48th Highlanders’ Second War history Dileas by Kim Beattie. Advance to Rimini In the last week of August 1944, the entire Canadian Corps began its attack on the Gothic Line with […]