Pte James Cameron with relatives (?) – 1940

L to R in photo: (taken 1940 ?) Muriel Jean SMITH, E James CAMERON, Alberta Bernice WILLIAMS (nee Smith)Pte James Cameron with Pte Cameron was killed on 22 July 1943 by German medium artillery as the battalion advanced on the road from Assoro, Sicily, spaced at 5 yard intervals, to a form up point 1 […]

Pte Jack Besserman -ID Card

B74190 Pte Jack Besserman was killed in action 18 July 1943; Pte Besserman was killed in the attack and capture of Valguanera against the troops of the 15th Panzer Regiment. Pte Besserman was one of seven killed in action, four privates, 2 NCOs and one officer. They were buried in the area with grave markers […]

Frank Owen Partland and Alec Scagnetti

Frank Partland was killed in action 27 July 1943 in Sicily. Buried at Agira War Cemetery, D.A. 379. Alec Scagnetti returned home after the war ended. Digging “trench” near house.

Briefing by WO1 Dwain Oliver at Pirbright Camp

WO1 Dwain Oliver of the Grenadier Guards briefs the Canadian Contingent attending for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This first briefing was held at Pirbright Camp from which the Canadian Contingent was deployed to specific tasks during the funeral and ceremonies. Five 48th Highlanders represented the 48th Highlanders of Canada at the […]

Loading Van in Toronto to attend Her Majesty’s funeral – 2022

Van being loaded at Moss Park Armoury and preparing to depart for Ottawa, then London England, for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The attendance of Canadian soldiers was OP London Bridge – UK Det. Five 48th Highlanders represented the 48th Highlanders of Canada at the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II […]

Prince William meeting Canadian troops at Pirbright Camp

MCpl Graham Robertson, in balmoral, talks with Prince William, Prince of Wales at Pirbright Camp in the days before the funeral and ceremony of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. MCpl Robertson and four other 48th Highlanders, Commanding Officer LCol Jason Morrische, CD, RSM (CWO) C, Reesor, CD, Cpl Scarlino of the Pipes and Drums and […]

Prince William talking to MCpl Robertson

At Pirbright camp, Prince William, Prince of Wales talks with MCpl Graham Robertson of the 48th Highlanders of Canada a couple of days in advance of the funeral parade and ceremony of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. MCpl Robertson and four other 48th Highlanders, Cpl Scarlino of the Pipes and Drums, 2nd Lt Outram-Kuzma;  RSM […]