Officers Drill Invitation

A 4 inch by 6 inch piece of paper mounted in a wooden frame stating that the receiver of this was invited to view to officers drill practice on 2nd September 1891 from seven until nine p.m. at St. Lawrence Hall on King Street East.

Meeting of the General Committee of the Regiment

A 5.5 inch by 8 inch piece of paper mounted in a wooden frame stating a meeting of the General Committee of the Regiment will happen on the 19th October 1891 at the Victoria Club on Huron Street hosted by Frederick Wyld.

Initial Meeting 48th Regiment 3 Aug 1891

A 5.5 inch by 8 inch piece of paper mounted in a wooden frame stating that on 6th August 1891 a meeting will be held at the YMCA on Yonge and McGill (that is still there today although not a YMCA) to discuss what needs to be done to form a Scottish Regiment in Toronto.

Initial 48th Meeting RE: formation 19 Oct 1891

A 5.5 inch by 8 inch piece of paper mounted in a wooden frame stating a meeting will be held at 8pm on 21st October 1891 at Bailey’s Hall on Huron Street to form the men into eight companies to be presented to LCol Otter D.A.G. the following evening 22nd October 1891.

Certificate accompanying War Service Badge

Certificate issued to Capt. A C H Andrews of the 15th Battalion that accompanied the War Service Badge. The badge was worn on civilian clothes to identify the wearer as serving or having served in the First World War. The certificate had to be carried when the badge was worn as method of verification.

Dispersal Certificate – Pte Hughes, Calvin – 134th Battalion

Dispersal Certificate dated 10 Mar 1919 for 800114 Pte Calvin Hughes to be carried while travelling to his home town as part of the discharge process. Issued by Militia District 2 at Kinmel Park Camp. Hughes had enlisted in the 134th Battalion in 1915, was transferred in England to the 4th Battalion in France and […]

Certificate of Military Instruction – Non-Commissioned Officers

Certificate number 9267 issued by Military District 2 to 800114 Pte. C. Hughes, 134th Battalion, CEF  following the completion of a school of instruction at Niagara-on-the-Lake, 4 July 1916 and qualifying Pte Hughes for the rank of Corporal. Hughes was transferred once in England to the 4th Battalion and suffered a gunshot wound to the […]

Commission Document – Gentleman Cadet Frederick Macdonald

Frederick Macdonald’s Commission Document (printed in black ink on linen parchment, naming Gentleman Cadet Frederick Campbell Macdonald to the rank of Temporary Lieutenant in the Canadian Army, effective June 21, 1942, emboss stamped and dated September 1, 1942 at Ottawa, signed by the Deputy Minister of Defence, H. DesLosiers, 320 mm x 400 mm); Captain […]