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Message from the HONORARY LIEUTENANT COLONEL
GREETINGS HIGHLANDERS – SERVING SOLDIERS, FORMER SERVING MEMBERS AND MEMBERS OF OUR EXTENDED REGIMENTAL...
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48th Highlanders of Canada - Veterans Services Team – Blog #3 - June 2022
By: Sgt Al Kowalenko, OMC (Retd), 48th Veterans Services Coordinator   Greetings to our 48th Highlanders...
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106th Anniversary of Observatory ridge-Mount Sorrel
June 3-20, 1916: The 15th Battalion Fallen In the early morning of June 3rd 1916 the 14th and 15th Battalions...
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MAY 2022: 107th Anniversary of the battle of Festubert
Following the chlorine gas attack and heavy defensive fighting in the Ypres salient in April 1915, the...
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48th Museum Announcement
We are thrilled to officially launch our new website 48TH HIGHLANDERS MUSEUM ONLINE Check it out! Be...
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Building our Association
Fellow Highlanders, Supporters and Friends, As part of our ongoing efforts to build the Regimental Association,...
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April 24, 2022: The 107th Anniversary of 2nd Ypres
On April 22, 1915 the German 26th Reserve Corps launched the opening attack of the battle of 2nd Ypres ...
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Happy Birthday to our Colonel-in-Chief
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Born: 21 April 1926 • Age 96 ~ Colonel-in-Chief: 48th Highlanders of Canada...
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From your Regimental Association Interim Executive Committee...
Fellow Highlanders and friends of the Regiment,  Happy New Year to you all, and best wishes for a better...
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Message from the Padre - #4
A number of years ago at the annual regimental dinner in December, MWO Mark McVety CD (Ret’d) gave a...
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48th Highlanders of Canada - Veterans Services Team – Blog #2 - December, 2021
By: Sgt Al Kowalenko, OMC (Retd), 48th Veterans Services Coordinator   Greetings to our 48th Veterans,...
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November 1917: 15th Battalion Fallen & the 104th anniversary of Passchendaele
Like the Somme in 1916, the offensive at Passchendaele was launched to relieve pressure on the French...
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November 11, 2021: The Fallen of the 15th Battalion 1914-1921 – Dileas Gu Brath
During The Great War 1914-1918 the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) lost 61 Officers and 1,406 Non Commissioned...
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Message from the 15th Battalion's 'Man at the Front'
Time for a catch up on the situation here in France. 403 Squadron RCAF at Vimy Ridge It has been an interesting...
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Message from the Commanding Officer
LCol Alkema Hello Highlanders –   It’s a great day to be a Highlander!   Tomorrow, 16 October...
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Message from the Padre - #3
Among my favourite photos in the Regiment’s vast archives are those of war time weddings. Each photo...
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105th Anniversary Thiepval Ridge 1916
“They were on The Somme” Between September 1st and October 14th, 1916 the 15th Battalion...
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From The RSM’s Desk - Blog #3:
Good day fellow Highlanders, As I write this blog, we are quickly approaching our 130th Regimental Birthday...
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Message from the Honorary Colonel
Virtual Change of Command Ceremony DILEAS GU BRATH   HCol John MacIntyre
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Message from the Honorary Lieutenant Colonel
Building bridges through inclusion This blog begins in the midst of the High Holidays, which is an important...
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Message from the Commanding Officer
LCol Alkema Greetings Highlanders –   It’s a great day to be a Highlander!   As I’m enjoying...
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103rd anniversary of the battle for the Drocourt-Queant Line and the assault on The Crow’s Nest
Today is the 103rd anniversary of the battle for the Drocourt-Queant Line and more specifically for the...
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104th anniversary of Hill 70
This is the 104th anniversary of the battle of Hill 70 during which the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders)...
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The 103rd Anniversary of the battle of Amiens: August 8-10, 1918
The battle of Amiens was the beginning of Canada’s 100 Days on the road to final victory in The Great...
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Message from the Commanding Officer
Hello Highlanders –   It’s hard to believe that we’re at the August Long Weekend already – the mid-point...
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Message from the Padre - #2
As the old joke goes, Canada has only two seasons: winter and July. This July will find me on a busman’s...
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From The RSM’s Desk - Blog #2:
Hello Highlanders, As I write this blog, we are closing out another training year and beginning to look...
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Message from the HONORARY LIEUTENANT COLONEL
“What is our legacy?”   GREETINGS HIGHLANDERS – SERVING SOLDIERS, FORMER SERVING MEMBERS AND MEMBERS...
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Message from the Commanding Officer
Hello Highlanders – We’re well into May now – and finally the weather has caught up with the calendar!...
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Message from the Honorary Colonel
GREETINGS HIGHLANDERS – SERVING SOLDIERS AND FORMER ACTIVE AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE REGIMENTAL FAMILY...
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Virtual Act of Remembrance 2021 - on YouTube (with subtitles)
Due to Covid-19, the 48th Highlanders of Canada conducted a small ceremony to enable our regiment to...
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From your Regimental Association Executive
Our 48th Highlanders Regimental Association Group page on Facebook continues to attract a lot of users....
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106th Anniversary of 2nd Ypres - Canada's Baptism of Fire
Today is the 106th anniversary – to the exact day – of the gas attack against the Canadians during...
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MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDING OFFICER
LCol Alkema   Hello Highlanders – I trust this finds you well – or as well as you can be, in the...
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104th Anniversary of the Battle of Arras
Have your days merged to the point where you look at the rubbish bin in the kitchen and think, “half...
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Message from the Padre
As I write this, many of us are marking Easter week and I can’t help but note that it was on an Easter...
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Message from the Regimental Sergeant Major
As I write this first blog from the RSMs desk, I am reflecting on what has happened over the past year....
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From the 48th Highlanders Museum
This Day in History 1st Commanding Officer of 48th Highlanders Confirmed on 25 March 1892 Lt. Col Davidson’s...
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MESSAGE FROM THE HONORARY LIEUTENANT-COLONEL
Highlanders, Latha math to our active unit and cadets, our veterans/former serving members, and our current...
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Message from the COMMANDING OFFICER
Greetings Highlanders – We’re now four weeks into our weekly blog, and we’ve had blogs written by the...
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48th Highlanders Veterans Services Team - An Introduction
By: Sgt Al Kowalenko, OMC (Retd) I am pleased to write this blog about our 48th Veterans Services...
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Message from the HONORARY COLONEL
GREETINGS HIGHLANDERS – SERVING SOLDIERS, FORMER SERVING MEMBERS, AND MEMBERS OF THE EXTENDED REGIMENTAL...
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Regimental Association Sitrep 1/21
As you must have noticed by now, as of January 2021 we have a new Regimental  Association!  About...
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Message from the COMMANDING OFFICER
  Greetings Highlanders – Serving Soldiers, Former Members, and Members of the Regimental Family...
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From the Commanding Officers desk... 1 February 2021
GREETINGS HIGHLANDERS –   It’s a great day to be Highlander!  Let me share some good news with you....
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Happy Birthday to Robbie Burns!
Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, the National Bard,...
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Veterans Services
COVID-19 and VAC Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) local offices are now closed due coronavirus restrictions...