Plaque commemorating 65th Anniversary of Liberation of Holland

Plaque commemorating the 65th Anniversary of the Liberation of Holland. 48th Highlanders buckle badge cut from steel sheet and placed on black board. Bottom right corner, small plaque in steel, printed in black ink “Made and Designed by Dirk Singel  Piper of the 48th Highlanders of Holland – Apeldoorn.” The plaque was presented to the […]

Standards for Colours – 1892 – 1925

These two wooden standards surmounted by a gilded crown and with gilt/corded “ropes” ending in tassels carried the first Stand of Colours (Sovereign, Regimental) from the date of  their presentation to the 48th Highlanders of their Colours by Lord Stanley in 1892.

Laurel Leaf Wreath for Regimental Colour – 1919

Laurel Leaves forming a circle inscribed with “Presented by the 48th Highlanders Chapter IODE, attached to the colours on their return from Germany May 1919”. This wreath is one of two, each placed on the top of the standard for the King’s Colour and the Regimental Colour.

Laurel Leaf Wreath for King’s Colour – 1919

Laurel Leaves forming a circle with a plaque on the middle bottom of the wreath inscribed with “Presented by the 48th Highlanders Chapter IODE & attached to the Colours on their return from Germany  May 1919”. The metal wreath was attached to the top of each of the Colour Standards (King’s Colour and Regimental Colour) […]

Regimental Colour (Orig.) – 1892

Regimental Colour (orig. – 1892). Silk with gold cords. Blue ground – Union Jack (small) ay staff side, Falcon over XLVIII (48) – surrounded by Maple Leaves “Dileas Gu Brath” scrolled below. Battle Honours scrolled below: Ypres 1915; Festubert, Mount Sorrel; Somme 1916; Vimy Ridge; Hill 70; Amiens; Scarfe 1918; Drocourt Queant. More information on […]

Queen’s Colour (original) – 1892

Queen’s Colour (orig. – 1892), Silk with gold cords. Union Jack with falcon over XLVIII (48) – Fringed. Wooden staff (corded) topped by crown on top of which is a lion (crowned). The 48th Highlanders’ first Stand of Colours was made by the Ladies of Toronto and presented by Lord Stanley of Preston, the Governor […]