Pipe Banner – Field Officer, Unknown

Heraldry: Motto: Virtute Adepta Translation: (Latin) Acquired by Virtue Reverse: On a wreath of or and gules, a horse passant argent, on a field of gules Obverse: 48th Highlanders, Buckle Badge, proper, on a field of azure. Culture: unknown Service: Unknown: the design of the Buckle Badge is consistent with other officers’ badges in the 1900 to 1920 era.

Pipe Banner – Major Samuel Hume Crawford

Heraldry: Motto: Sine Labe Nota Translation: (Latin) Noted without Dishonour Reverse: On a field of or and gules, an ermine passant, proper, on a field of vert. Obverse: 48th Highlanders, Buckle Badge, proper, on a field of azure Culture: Scottish, Clan Crawford of Crawfuid Service:48th Highlanders 1893 – 1915;  WWI – 134th Battalion (48th Highlanders) 1916, 12th Reserve Battalion, 1st Quebec Regimental Depot, 20th […]

Pipe Banner – Major B. B. King, ED

Heraldry: Motto: Audaces Fortuna Juvat; Translation: (Latin) Fortune Favours the Bold; Reverse: On a wreath of or and gules, a griffin segreant, of the fist, supporting a broken spear, proper, on a field of argent; Obverse: 48th Highlanders, Buckle Badge, proper, on a field of azure; Culture: Motto and crest have not been found together although both […]

Pipe Banner – Lt. Col. George M. Alexander, MC, VD

Heraldry: Motto: Ducitur Non Trahitur; Translation: (Latin) He is led, not drawn; Reverse: On a wreath of azure and gules, a Horse’s head bridled and couped, proper, on a filed of azure; Obverse: 48th Highlanders, Buckle Badge, proper, on a field of azure, Culture: Scottish or English, Alexander family Service of Lt. Colonel Alexander: Commanding Officer, Home Battalion – 1936 – 1939; 48th […]

Pipe Banner – Lt. Col. Hamish K. Macintosh, MBE, ED (MID)

Heraldry: Motto: Touch Not the Cat Bot a Glove; Reverse: On a wreath of or and azure, a cat salient gardant, proper of the first, encircled in a belt and buckle of the second on a field of gules; Obverse; 48th Highlanders, Diamond Badge, proper, on a field of khaki; Culture: Scottish, Clan Mackintosh Service: Commanding Officer 1955 – 1958, 1st […]

Pipe Banner – Major J. E. Featherstone, CD

Heraldry: Motto: Manu Forti; Translation: (Latin) With a Strong Hand; Reverse: On a wreath of or and blue celeste, a dexter cubit arm holding erect a dagger in pale, hilt and pommel of the first, encircled in a belt and buckle of azure on a field of gules. The initials J E F; Obverse: 48th Highlanders, Diamond Badge, proper, […]

Pipe Banner – Lt. Col. D. M. Robertson, MVO, VD

Heraldry: Motto: Virtutis Gloria Merces; Translation: (Latin) Glory is the Reward of Valour Reverse: On a wreath of sable and gules, a dexter hand holding an imperial crown, all proper, on a filed of gules Obverse:  48th Highlanders, Buckle Badge, proper, on a field of azure Culture: Scottish, Clan Robertson. Service: Commanding Officer, 48th Highlanders 1906 – 1911; Honourary Lieutenant […]

Pipe Banner – Lt. Col. George T. Chisholm, VD

Heraldry: Motto: Feros Ferio Translation: (Latin) I am Fierce with the Fierce Reverse: On a wreath of the argent and gules, a dexter hand couped at the wrist holding erect a dagger, proper of the first, on which is transfixed a boar’s head, coupled close, langued gules, on a field of gules Obverse: 48th Highlanders, Buckle Badge, proper, on a field of […]

Pipe Banner – Lt. Col. J. A. Currie, VD

Heraldry: Motto: Dhandeon Co Heirach Translation: (Gaelic) from Dhandeon co heiragh ali – In spite of who would gainsay Reverse: On a wreath of or and sable, on a castle triple towered, an arm in armour, embowed, holding a scimitar, proper, on a field of gules Obverse: 48th Highlanders, Buckle Badge, proper, on a field of azure Culture: Scottish, Clan MacDonald of Clanranald Service: Commanding […]

Pipe Banner – Major Robert S. Wilson, ED

Heraldry: Motto: Res Non Verba Translation: (Latin) Deeds not Words Reverse: On a wreath of or and azure, a demi-wolf rampant of the first, on a field of azure Obverse: 48th Highlanders. Buckle Badge, proper, on a field of azure Culture: Irish or English, Wilson family Service: 48th Highlanders 1900 – 1915; raised a company for the 35th Battalion – 1914 – 1915; […]