Instructions for The Canadian Chaplain Services – WWII

A purple covered 5 inch (12.7 cm) by 8 inch (20.32 cm) instruction booklet for the Chaplain Services group printed in 1940. The booklet belonged to Padre, Captain Stewart East of the 1st Battalion, 48th Highlanders of Canada. The Royal Canadian Chaplain Service (French: Service de l’aumônerie royal canadien) is a personnel branch of the […]

Hymns for Canadian Forces with Order of Divine Services – WWII

A 5 inch (12.7 cm) by 7 inch (17.78 cm) copy of the Hymns for Canadian Forces with Order of Divine Services, published by the YMCA whose brand identification is on the front cover. Francis Thompson and George Matheson signed the front cover. There are many signatures of 1st Battalion 48th Highlanders throughout. The copy […]

Enlist Now pamphlet

A green paper 3.5 inch by 6 inch pamphlet to promote the Enlistment of the public to help in the First World War. It lists recruitment process, expected pay and types of commitments.

Sgt’s Mess Binder 1895 – (photos)

Professional portraits of Sgts active in 48th Highlanders Battalion for year 1895 hard  cover leather album with clasp closure size 8 in x 10 in  with 48th Highlander silver badge centered on front Photo Index.  Number for each is the page number (1) Sergt. Major A. G. Robertson ; (2) Bandmaster T. Griffin; (3) Qr. […]

48th Highlanders Sgt’s Mess Binder 1906

48th Highlanders Sgt’s Mess Binder of 1906 Hard cover photo album. Professional portraits of Sergeants active in the 48th Highlanders Battalion in the year 1906. In a red/brown leather hard cover 11 in x 10 in. book Number for each is the page number. (1) Sergt. Major J. W. Kirkness, WO; (2) Bandmaster J.Slatter WO; […]

Dileas by Kim Beattie – Sgt Lloyd Tucker copy

Dileas by Kim Beattie with dust cover and overwrapped in clear plastic. Dileas is the history of the 48th Highlanders of Canada from 1928 to 1956 with focus on the 1st Battalion overseas from 1939 to 1945. Inside front cover is a hand drawn map of northern Europe and England showing the route of the […]

Family of Volunteers by Maj. George W. Beal

Family of Volunteers, An Illustrated History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, covers the period from the founding of the Regiment in 1891 to the 110th Anniversary in 2001. Chapters, richly illustrated with pictures, show the major periods and activities of the regiment: Early Years 1891 – 1914; three war times – South Africa 1900, […]

Malaria pamphlet – 1943

A 4.5 inch by 7 inch brown pamphlet on malaria causes, effects and how to deal with this issue. Malaria was a significant issue for Canadian soldiers in the Mediterranean, for the 48th Highlanders particularly in Sicily at a temporary rest camp near the town of Militello. Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite. […]

St. George’s Chapel of Windsor Prayer Book

A black with red stained pages 3.5 inch by 6 inch prayer book. This Prayer book has the names 24 of the “D” Coy Platoon soldiers in ink on a page at the back of the Prayer book. It is thought this was owned by the platoon commander, or the Platoon Sergeant Major E.S. Lamb.. […]