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Cpl JR Coghill HG Millican Pte W Morrison 1915 The Bugle Corps
Cpl John R Coghill MM
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Piper
Drummer HG Millican
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March 23, 1915
Drummer WT Morrison
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July 28, 1915
L-R I. R. McKenzie, W.
Sutherland, J. MacDougall and J. R.
Coghill

 

The Bugle Corps
Pte J Halliday back row on right
LCol WSP Hughes middle row on right

 

21-52 On a route march 1915 The Pipe Band band The Band
The Pipe Band
in 1915
On a route march in 1915 with Pipe Major McKenzie

 

The Pipe Band
in 1915
The Band in 1917 The Brass Band
early in 1918
The Band band The Pipe Band drums drums and Colours
The Band
Year unknown
The Band
Year unknown
The Pipe Band
in Belgium, 1919
Drums and Colours
of the 21st Bn

 

Drums and Colours
of the 21st Bn
1915
The Bugle Band in 1915 at West Sandling Camp, England

Back row L-R Bugler Varley, Bugler Smith, Bugler Goss, Bnds Hill, Bugler Ellegett, Bugler White
Middle Row Bugler Wood, Bugler O'Keefe, Bugler Swan, Dmr Morris, Bugler Halliday, Bugler Flaherty, Bugler Graser, Bugler Carter
Front Row Dmr St Dennis, Dmr Hussey, Dmr Harvey, Cpl Groves, Cpl Burns, Dmr Morrison, Dmr Whitehead, Dmr Cottman
Seated in front Scout Thompson

 

Battalion Mascots - Nan & Buster

 

Nan Nan
Nan with T.J. Whitehead on the left and Gordon Murray
Nan Nan Nan
21st Battalion Mascot "Nan"

 

Nan Nan Nan
Nan with an unidentified soldier Nan being presented to the Prince of Wales at RMC in 1919 Nan as she appears today in the Battalion's perpetuating museum in Kingston ON

 

Buster buster
Buster as he appeared
in the British Whig
March 23, 1915
Buster
The Sgts Mess
Mascot on the steps to City Hall, Kingston ON

 

Germany, then Home
 

group

The announcement of the end of the war
in the Kingston Daily British Whig

 

Bonn Bridge 9 Platoon party parade gathering
The 21st Battalion crossing the Bonn Bridge, Dec 1918

 

9 Platoon A concert party
"Lady" in centre is Pte HE Follis
A Battalion Parade A "Meet & Greet"
graves graves vimy cross Vimy Cross Vimy Cross
21st Bn Graves 21st Bn Graves
Sanctuary Wood Cemetery

 

The Vimy Cross
On the left as it appears today in the Kingston Armouries, on the right, as it appeared when first erected in the Thelus Military Cemetery, Thelus France

 

group colours Home Again
A group photo The Colours being retreived from the High Commissioner's Office in London at War's end Sheet music for the song "Home Again"
note the collar dog of the 21st Battalion

 

group group
L-R sitting Maj F.D. Raymond, Lt J. Downey, Lt H.B. Spaulding
standing Lt G.D. Gillie, Lt A.E.R. Jones, Lt B.G. Arnold, Lt G.T. Evans,
Lt R. Henderson, all of "C" Coy

 

sitting Cpl Charlie Smith
standing L-R Sgt Allan Forbes, Sgt Bill Crerar,
Cpl R Runge, all of "C" Coy
Photos taken on the battalion's arrival in Kingston, May 24, 1919

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caronia 21st Monument 21st Monument 21st Monument Vimy Memorial
Sailed from England
13 May, 1919 aboard
RMS Caronia
21st Battalion CEF Monument prior to it's unveiling in Kingston

 

21st Battalion CEF Monument front view 21st Battalion CEF Monument rear view The Vimy Memorial
banner reunion in 1926 Reunion Reunion reunion in 1962
Reunion photos
Reunion Reunion Reunion
Paul Hellyer, Minister of Defense taking the salute for the marchpast L-R Col Peter Miller,
Canon WE Kidd,
Brig JS Ross
L-R Canon K. Taylor,
F. collins,
A. Tugwood,
F. Collins' wife, Emma

 

Above are some of the 50th Anniversary photos September 18 - 20, 1964

 

group group memorial Warrior's Day in Toronto, 1935
L-R Sgt Bill Taylor
Cpl RA McDermott
Sgt Harry Wykes
(all of "A" Coy)
L-R Piper Willie Nelson
Pipe-Maj J McDougal
Sgt Harry Wykes
(all of "A" Coy)

 

21st Memorial
at Cornwall
Nov. 11, 1921
The 21st Battalion at Warrior's Day in Toronto, 1935
(names are on photo)
colours colours colours
Sketch of the 21st Bn Colours 21st Bn Colours, now in the PWOR Museum The flag that was carried in the fields of France, now in the PWOR Museum

 

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