Haversack – WWII, Capt. F. W. Macdonald, MC

Second War Haversack fabricated from olive green canvas, with a leather panel stitched in place that entails both sides and the bottom, two reinforced button holes on the fold over weather flap and when connected to the brown plastic sewn in place on the front, guarantees a secure closure, underside of the flap inscribed “MACDONALD” […]

Sam Browne – WWII – Capt. F. W. Macdonald, MC

Second War Sam Browne Belt (fabricated from a very durable, high quality smooth-finished brown leather, well-stitched with an intricate pattern incorporated, that folds on the left side around the buckle and continues on to the mid-back, with a tab stitched behind the buckle, the belt size stamped “34” on the underside of the belt near […]

RMC Tunic – Capt. F. W. Macdonald, MC

A Royal Military College of Canada Jacket fabricated from red wool, with three pockets on the front, one on the left breast with an embroidered Royal Military College of Canada insignia sewn in place, with larger pockets on either side at the waist, front with a vertical row of three small brass buttons bearing the […]

Medallion – Royal Life Saving Society – Capt. F. W. Macdonald, MC

Royal Life Saving Society of Canada Medallion; bronze 25.5mm Captain Frederick William (Wyld) Macdonald, MC, VD  joined the 48th in 1912 at age 21. He went overseas with the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) in 1914 and was captured at 2nd Ypres on 22 April 1915 during the first chlorine gas attack of the war. He […]

Letters and telegrams – Capt F. W. Macdonald, MC

Two Wiro-Bound Booklets (each containing multiple pages, with copies of various letters and telegrams from Frederick Macdonald, addressed to his mother, father and others at home, dated from August 1914 to January 1919, 230 mm x 280 mm each) Captain Frederick William (Wyld) Macdonald, MC, VD  joined the 48th in 1912 at age 21. He […]

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 […]

Group of 48th Highlanders in Petawawa

Group of 48th Highlander Soldiers at Canadian Army Training Centre in Petawawa Photograph (black and white, gloss finish, inscribed “C TRP. D TRNG. BTY. (A-1) C.A.T.C. / PETAWAWA OCT. 5-1942”, under glass in a period wooden frame, 203 mm x 258 mm, wire backed); Capt. Frederick William Macdonald in photo.   Captain Frederick William (Wyld) […]