48th Highlanders on stage at Royal Alex – circa 1900

large black and white photo of 48th Highlanders and cast on stage at the Royal Alex Theater in Toronto about 1900. Highlanders in full dress.  Photo was located in 1965 at the 48th Highlanders Old Comrades Memorial Hall building at 519 Church St Toronto.  Original photo was framed under glass but frame not found.

Letter to Home by Pte. Harold C. McKay – Sept. 30, 1944

Hand written letter on paper using pen, paper is folded in four and front is labeled as an “AIR LETTER”, the letter is addressed to “Mrs Dan McKay Kincardine Ont Canada”, the top left also states “BY AIR MAIL”. A summary of the letter is: dated Sept 30th, to mother and dad, talking about the […]

Envelope of Negatives of Pte. Harold C. McKay with Others in Casual Dress

Yellow manila envelope from “THE LEE STUDIO” Kincardine of photo negatives of Pte. Harold C. McKay with others in casual dress, most photos appear to show the individuals on a lawn in front of houses and wearing suits, one photo appears to be a woman holding a child on a lawn chair and in a […]

Apeldoorn 1995 Parade Flag

5ft x3 ft white nylon flag with Canadian and Dutch flags reading “THANK YOU BOYS”. The flag was made by the citizens of Apeldoorn in The Netherlands and hung on the street over the parade held every five years by the Dutch to commemorate the liberation of The Netherlands in 1945. Date of flag either […]

Canadians in Italy 30th Anniversary Souvenir Album

10.5×8.5 ~50-page souvenir album published by Canadian Veterans Affairs to commemorate the 30th-anniversary celebrations that took place in Italy on April 22 to May 3, 1975. Donated to the 48th Highlanders by Gord Outhwaite. Includes event schedule and photos taken at said events. The book is written in both English and French.

Box of items of 799853 Thomas Clark Cole – 15th Battalion

Box of various personal items belonging to Thomas Clark Cole, Service No. 799853, who served with the 48th Highlanders from February 1st 1916 until April 12th 1919. Included individual items’ accession numbers are: 2018016001 – 2018016029 Items included are: photographs, pay books, service records and documents, newspaper clippings, balmoral and glengarry hats, arm patch, small […]

New World Illustrated from July 1942 featuring the 48th Highlanders

A 10.5 inch (26.67 cm) by 13.25 inch (33.66 cm) article on pages 11, 12 and 13 from the July 1942 issue of New World Illustrated. Various 48th Highlander activities from 1942.   below taken from the “New World Illustrated” magazine in July 1942. FORTY – EIGHTH Canada prepares for home defence And on Friday […]

Toronto/Life/January 1970 48th Highlanders Ball, Royal York-1970

Article on 48th Highlanders Ball. Pictures of LCol David Temple, CD and Janet Cameron, who presented roses to Mrs. Roland Michener. LCol. W.W. G. Darling, Capt. D.B. Osler and wife and BGen Ian Johnston. Haggis and Robert Burn’s Ode read by WO. A.F. Rankin, CD, WO Charles Harding, CD in background. Head table Mrs. Peter […]