48th Toronto Rotary Highlanders Cap Badge

A 2.25-inch diameter possibly stamped tin badge with five diamonds on the bottom TRH attached under the main emblem. During World War II, the “Toronto Rotary Highlanders”, a battalion-size military cadet corps affiliated with the famous 48th Highlanders Regiment. The corps, which trained some 5,000 young boys for eventual active service, was entirely officered by […]

48th Youth Training Corps Cap Badge

A 2.25-inch diameter possibly stamped tin badge with five diamonds on the bottom YTC attached under the main emblem. During World War II, the “Youth Training Corps” was the fore runner to the “Toronto Rotary Highlanders”, a battalion-size military cadet corps affiliated with the famous 48th Highlanders Regiment. The corps, which trained some 5,000 young […]

Cpl Arthur V Irwin Tunic

Tunic worn by #28041 Cpl Arthur V Irwin who served until Ypres, April 1915. Although wounded, he survived and served until the armistice. Service chevrons, on the lower arm, were earned for overseas service. Red was earned before 31 December 1914. Blue was after 1 January 1915 every 12 months of service. Shown with tunic: […]

Lt MF Newman Tunic

The tunic of Maitland Fuller Newman arrived as a reinforcement officer to the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) in October 1915 and was posted to No 4 Coy. Shown with Tunic Patches on shoulder (red rectangle 1st Division/ blue triangle 3rd Brigade) 48th Highlanders circular collar dogs Lieutenant rank on lower sleeve canvas satchel