A 48th Highlander

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A 48th Highlander

Joined: August 7th, 2002, 2:04 am

September 23rd, 2006, 11:45 pm #1

Hi there

A friend showed me some material he got about his maternal grandfather, Albert Anderson





He served in the 48th Highlanders (15th Battalion) and was wounded at Vimy Ridge. Among the material my friend has is his grandfather's Glengarry and this ID bracelet. Was this made from his ID tags or is it a separate item?



He also has a stack of these embroidered greeting cards.



All have a message on the back and a date, but few show an address and none have postage. Could they have been sent back in evelopes or bundled in a package?

Also, can someone suggest a good history of the 48th (15th Battalion) in WW1?

TIA]

Steve

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Terry Hunter
Terry Hunter

September 25th, 2006, 11:43 am #2

You can check out the AMICUS website. I did a simple search for "48th Highlanders" under "titile search and came up with several references. The page result with the references won't link here for some reason but you can try your own search with various key words. Here is the AMICUS website search page.

http://amicus.collectionscanada.ca/aawe ... &v=0&lvl=1

Terry Hunter
Oromocto (CFB Gagetown) NB
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GrantR, Medicine Hat, AB
GrantR, Medicine Hat, AB

September 26th, 2006, 2:39 am #3

Here is a direct link to the page on the 48th Highlanders of Canada at the "Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth" (regiments.org) - note that there are several links to regimental webpages, etc. -

http://www.regiments.org/regiments/na-c ... 8hldrs.htm
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Doug Townend
Doug Townend

September 26th, 2006, 10:29 pm #4

Hi there

A friend showed me some material he got about his maternal grandfather, Albert Anderson





He served in the 48th Highlanders (15th Battalion) and was wounded at Vimy Ridge. Among the material my friend has is his grandfather's Glengarry and this ID bracelet. Was this made from his ID tags or is it a separate item?



He also has a stack of these embroidered greeting cards.



All have a message on the back and a date, but few show an address and none have postage. Could they have been sent back in evelopes or bundled in a package?

Also, can someone suggest a good history of the 48th (15th Battalion) in WW1?

TIA]

Steve
I just typed in the unit name in Google and got many responses. Did you try google?

DT.
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Joined: May 14th, 2011, 10:22 pm

May 14th, 2011, 10:37 pm #5

Hi there

A friend showed me some material he got about his maternal grandfather, Albert Anderson





He served in the 48th Highlanders (15th Battalion) and was wounded at Vimy Ridge. Among the material my friend has is his grandfather's Glengarry and this ID bracelet. Was this made from his ID tags or is it a separate item?



He also has a stack of these embroidered greeting cards.



All have a message on the back and a date, but few show an address and none have postage. Could they have been sent back in evelopes or bundled in a package?

Also, can someone suggest a good history of the 48th (15th Battalion) in WW1?

TIA]

Steve
HELLO, My name is Jason Bolton my Grandfather was a soldier with the 48th Highlanders 15th Battalion from 1914 to 1918 and was wounded twice once at ST.JULIEN and at VIMY. His name was Frank Ward Bolton # 27859. Maybe my Grandfather knew yours do you have any group or Battalion pictures thanks
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