85th Bn (Nova Scotia Highlanders) C.E.F.

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85th Bn (Nova Scotia Highlanders) C.E.F.

Chris
Chris

April 2nd, 2017, 1:04 am #1

Here is a good article from Maclean's magazine on the 85th battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders)CEF, and it's important role on winning the battle of Vimy Ridge in April 9th 1917



http://www.macleans.ca/culture/how-cana ... sacrifice/

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 660&type=3


The motto of the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) is Siol na Fear Fearail (The Breed of Manly Men)

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Jon Skagfeld
Jon Skagfeld

April 10th, 2017, 9:02 am #2

Headstones of fallen 85th were shown during the Vimy Ridge ceremony.
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Chris
Chris

April 13th, 2017, 7:46 pm #3

I had a family relative that served with the Nova Scotia Highland Brigade. I wouldn't be all that surprised if I had distant relatives that served with the 85th Bn.
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