48th in Inverness Scotland
48th Book of Remembrance
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This week in history

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29 Nov 1899

26 members of 48th Highlanders disembark in South Africa with 2RCRI from S. S. Sardinia

Totals: 1900-02 - 116 total with over 67 in South Africa

29 Nov 2007

Record of Service Cards of 15th Battalion donated to Regimental Museum by Capt. Alex Shipman, CD

Shipman when QM rescued these from garbage during move from University Ave

30 Nov 2019

St. Andrew's Ball held at The Carlu for first time since 1929. All prior balls held at Royal York Hotel.

01 Dec 1918

Colour received by 15th Battalion in Germany, shipped from Home Bn in Canada

01 Dec 1940

Cloth shoulder titles, "48th Highlanders" issued

red lettering on dark blue background

01 Dec 1947

HRH Princess Elizabeth accepts the appointment as Colonel-in-Chief of 48th Highlanders of Canada.

Le Regiment de la Chaudiere also. First appointments as Colonel-in Chief.

01 Dec 1951

27 Brigade for Germany. 48th sends 6 officers, full company, 2 pipers and 2 drummers.

2nd Cdn Highland Bn also for replacements, Totals in both units 203 men, 9 officers.

03 Dec 1891

1st Badges ordered; 351 of German Silver

Robert Fraser & Son - Inverness Scotland