DHH - Volume 3: Combat Arms Regiments, Part 2: Infantry Regiments - THE CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDERS
Canadian army field units are conventionally divided between those whose role is to do battle with an enemy, the "arms," and those whose task is to support the fighting units, the "services." The former is divided into the "manoeuvre arms" (armour, infantry and aviation), and the "support arms" (artillery, field engineers, signals, intelligence and military police). The latter are defined as "support services" (medical, dental, logistics, electrical and mechanical engineers, and personnel…
NOVA SCOTIA HIGHLANDER REGIMENT- Cape Breton and Pictou Highlanders
It is is always an honour to frame medals for veterans, especially ones from the First and Second World War. It is like touching greatness. This project required a seven hole collage mat for the picture, name plaque, balmoral, leather dog tags, Cape Breton badge, Pictou highlander badge, and war medals. These are my favourite projects to do and if you have veteran medals and memorabilia to frame, I always offer a 10% discount on all projects.
Here is another photograph of Lt.Col. Somerville* of the Cape Breton highlanders, presenting the first prize to Captain J.M. Lockington, winner of the running broad jump event, Track and Field Day, Sneek, Netherlands, 3 July 1945. The pipe band would also play at similar sports events. *In April 1945, Lt.Col. Somerville became Commander of 11 C.I.B., Major Syl MacKinnon following him up as C.O. of the Cape Breton Highlanders.