Waterproofed Map of Lille, France

A 4.5 inch by 6.75 inch (when folded) waterproofed map of Lille France, sale 1/80000. Lille is the capital of the Hauts-de-France region in northern France, near the border with Belgium. A cultural hub and bustling university city today, it was once an important merchant center of French Flanders, and many Flemish influences remain. The […]

Loos Trench Map 36º NW3

A 4.5 inch by 6.75 inch (when folded) cotton rag map coated with waterproofing of Loos, 36º N W, Edition 9. A, Scale 1: 30,000. A Trench map shows trenches dug for use in war. This article refers mainly to those produced by the British during the Great War, 1914–1918 although other participants made or […]

Cease Fire Message 11 November 1918

A 5 inch by 7.5 inch paper message directing the cease fire of troops. This original message is the clerk’s carbon copy, was received and was handwritten by a clerk in the Battalion Orderly area of the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) on standard message paper. It is framed in wood with a glass cover.

Part II orders: SS Reina del Pacifico Disemb in UK 31 Dec 39

Part II Order dated 14 Feb 14 issued by Canadian Section GHQ 2nd Echelon as the “Sailing List No 50” recording the members of the 48th Highlanders, 1st Battalion who embarked on the Reina del Pacifico from Halifax and landed at Gourock, Scotland on 31 Dec 1939. The list is typed on foolscap sized paper

Part II orders: Sailing NWE to England disemb 5 Sep 45

Typed foolscap pages. Part II Orders No 54 from No 4 Canadian Repatriation Depot dated 7 September 1945 listing the deployment of 48th Highlanders, 1st Battalion. Contents of the order include: From NWE on 4 Sep 45 to England 5 Sep 45, Officers and ORs; Attachments; leaves; Appointments; Marriages; NOK changes.

Part II orders: Reinforcements to 1 Bn 14 Jul 40

Pt II Order No. 183, Toronto, 23 July 1940. An extract from No 2 CITC Daily Order No 33 Striking off Strength of 48th Highlanders for purposes of proceeding overseas effective 14 July 1940 as reinforcements for the 1st Battalion, 48th Highlanders.