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The Story of the Fourth Canadian Division

  • NSSXA PAM 1026
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Item is a pamphlet concerning the history of the Fourth Canadian Division from 1916 to 1919. The pamphlet includes battle orders and a list of dates of interest.

The Canadian Gunner, Vol. 13

  • NSSXA PAM 1663
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Item is volume 13 of the Canadian Gunner, which includes an article titled "Remembering Cape Breton's Gunners," by Lt. Peter N. Moogk. The article features a short history of artillery use on Cape Breton Island, including the locations where artillery stations were located.

Diplomatic Correspondence Respecting the War

  • NSSXA PAM 2008
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Item is a pamphlet titled "Diplomatic Correspondence Respecting the War" which was published by the French government. The pamphlet includes transcriptions of documents relating to the negotiations which preceded Germany's declaration of war on Russia and on France. The pamphlet's table of content's reveals each document's summary, signatory, and place and date of dispatch.

Naval Air Station: North Sydney, 1918

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Item is a report titled "Naval Air Station: North Sydney 1918," written by Peter E. Lawson. The report outlines the experiences and issues that faced American servicemen who assembled a naval air station in North Sydney and patrolled Canadian waters off Cape Breton Island in search of German submarines that threatened merchant ship convoys in the fall of 1918. The report includes copies of photographs, and a list of the North Sydney naval station staff.

The Northside Militia - 1800-1950 - With an Emphasis on Sydney Mines

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Item is a report titled "The Northside Militia - 1800-1950 - With an Emphasis on Sydney Mines," written by Cheryl Keagan. The report provides information about the militia composed of men from North Sydney and Sydney that served between the years 1800 and 1950, and includes information about the units in which Sydney Mines militiamen served in during World War 1 and those who stayed at home to protect the island.

Second Battalion: The Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton) 1871-1985

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Item is a report titled "2nd Battalion: The Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton) 1871-1985," written by Col. I.D. MacIntyre. The report provides information about the history of the Nova Scotia Highlanders, and outlines their contribution during World War 1, including the raising of battalions and the battles in which said battalions participated.

Mabel Beaton R.R. #2 North Sydney, N.S.

  • NSSXA SB 15A
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Item is a scrapbook of clippings assembled by Mrs. Mabel Beaton of North Sydney. Of particular relevance is the clipped article on page 89 of the scrapbook, titled "Echoes Of Pascendaele and Arras-Cambraio," by A.W. Doherty, which pertains to the fortieth anniversary of the Battle of Paschendaele.

Military (General) 1915

  • NSSXA SB 125B
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Item is a scrapbook that features newspaper clippings related to various military activities between the years 1914 and 1986. Included in the scrapbook are the following clippings: "Magnificent Moxham's Castle in Sydney used as a convalescent hospital in WW1" (November 9, 1985); The Army Lowdown on Colour (n.d.); Copy of the Military Service Act, 1917 (n.d.); "A Comrade Remembered : "Letters to home from France in World War I" (November 7, 1990); "Lest We Forget: Archibald Andrew MacLellan, Pte. MacDougall, Donald Andrew MacLellan, Angus MacFarlane" (November 7, 1990); "Served their country well" (November 10, 1990); "Legion honours war hero: John Bernard Croak" (July 5, 1996); and "Nursing sister honours vets: Wartime bravery remembered at ceremony" (November 17, 1995).

Military WW1 Abbreviations

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Item is a set of notes that explains many of the abbreviations used in World War 1 documents.

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