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Leslieville Historical Society Remembers: 48th Highlanders, Nov. 8

Dileas Gu Brath
Faithful Forever

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Pipe Band, 48th Highlanders, 1st Brigade, Toronto, 1939. Library and Archives Canada.

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Warrant Officers and Sergeants, 1939 Library and Archives Canada

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48th Highlanders, Camp Borden, August 1940 Library and Archives Canada

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Infantrymen of the 48th Highlanders of Canada advancing towards Adrano, Italy, 18 August 1943 LIbrary and Archives Canada

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Infantrymen of The 48th Highlanders dealing with a German counterattack, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy, Dec. 10, 1943 Library and Archives Canada

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Pte Stanley Rodgers 48th Highlanders north of the Conca River en route to Rimini, Italy, Sept 1944. Library and Archives Canada

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Privates J. Miller and W.H. Hall digging a slit trench, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy, Dec. 10, 1943 Library and Archives Canada

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Pipers 48th Highlanders Campobasso shortly after its capture, 18 Oct 1943 Canada Dept of National Defence

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Private L. V. Hughes, 48th Highlanders of Canada, sniper (on roof top), near Foglio River, Italy, 1944 Library and Archives Canada

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Infantrymen of The 48th Highlanders of Canada preparing to sweep the area between Apeldoorn and Harderwijk, Netherlands, 19 April 1945 Library and Archives Canada

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48th Highlander soldier holding child, 1940s City of Toronto Archives [Very probably taken in Union Station, Toronto, on his return from overseas at the end of the Second World War)

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Eleven more photos will be posted tomorrow.

 

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