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