Christmas Eve Holten Cemetery Vigil

An 8.5 inch by 11 inch colour photograph of Holten Cemetery on Christmas Eve at 17:00 local mounted in black aluminum frame. At the Canadian War Cemetery at Christmas Eve school children put down the burning wax lights. This happens every year at 17:00hrs local. The lights burn all Holy Night long.

Shadow Box – Medals – B72745 Pte. John Smith Berry, 1st Battalion

Shadow box containing medals, photos and letters re B72745 John Smith Berry, killed in action 5 October, 1944. Berry was driver to Lt. Col. Ian Johnston from Sicily through the Hitler Line and transferred to 11 Brigade to remain Johnston’s driver when Johnston had been promoted to Brigadier. Medals: a. Italy Star, b.39/45 Star, c. […]

Cross of 28111 Private (Bugler) Morgan Dudley

Wooden grave marker of 28111 Private (Bugler) Morgan Dudley, No. 4 Company, 15th Battalion C.E.F. Bugler Morgan Dudley attested into the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) at Valcartier camp in Quebec on September 22, 1914. His attestation papers stated that he was born in Birmingham, England and that he had served three years in the Canadian […]

Grave Marker of Capt. Richard Austin Brown, MC

Wooden cross painted white erected in memory of Captain R.A. Brown  of the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders), died of wounds November 14, 1917. No. 3 Company 15th Battalion C.E.F. He is buried in Lijssenthoek Military cemetery near Poperinghe, Belgium. At some point following the war, the Brown family obtained the original grave marker from their […]

802640 Pte. W. T. Neely Medals in Shadow Box

a. Victory Medal, b. British War Medal, c. Memorial plaque in circular wooden holder, d, Memorial Cross all encased in a shadow box Pte. Wilfred Truman Neely was killed in action at Vimy Ridge on 9 April 1917. His name is stenciled on the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) cross erected on Vimy Ridge the night […]

803138 Pte. C.A. Jensen Medals in Shadow box

a. Victory Medal, b. British War Medal, c. Memorial plaque in circular wooden holder, d, Memorial Cross all encased in a shadow box Pte. C. A. Jensen was killed in action at Vimy Ridge on 9 April 1917. His name is stenciled on the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) cross erected on Vimy Ridge the night […]

Shell Casing placed on Lt. Col. Mackenzie’s grave in Wilp

Brass shell casing was placed on the grave of Lt. Col. Donald Mackenzie who was killed in action at Wilp on 12  April 1945. Mackenzie was first buried on the dyke at Wilp with 18 other 48th Highlanders. The graves were moved subsequently to Holten Cemetery. The shell was presented by the 48th Highlanders of […]

Blazer Crest of Old Comrades Association on Stuart of Fingask tartan

Crest for blazer. Crest is in metallic thread with falcon in silver and black above Old Comrades Association lettering in banner in red and gold. Crest is mounted on a piece of Stuart of Fingask tartan and is all framed in black wood with glass cover. The Fingask is worn by the Pipers of the […]

Blazer Crest of Old Comrades Association on Davidson tartan

Crest for blazer. Crest is in metallic thread with falcon in silver and black above Old Comrades Association lettering in banner in red and gold. Crest is mounted on a piece of Davidson tartan and is all framed in black wood with glass cover.

Plaque of friendship of Dutch Canadians to 48th Highlanders

Brass plaque presented in May 1970 by Dutch Canadians of Toronto to recognize and commemorate the friendship between the Dutch and the 48th Highlanders for their participation with other Canadians in the Liberation of The Netherlands in 1944/45. The lion crest of Holland is at the top centre.