This week in history

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DateEvent
05 May 1944

Battle Honour, Gustav Line. Covers all actions on Adriatic coast from Dec 1943 through April 1944

06 May 1915

Major W. R. Marshall promoted to command 15th Battalion

07 May 1919

15th Battalion dock at Halifax harbour

07 May 1945

Battle Honour, Norhtwest Europe, 1945. Unconditional surrender signed at 070141.

"Effective 090001. All offensive action will cease."

07 May 1987

48th Highlander Chapter IODE Standards laid up in Regimental Museum.

Standards presented by Mrs. R. S. Wilson at inaugural meeting on 03 May 1907.

08 May 1900

1st change of name to: 48th Regiment 'Highlanders'

08 May 1919

15th Battalion arrive at Exhibition sidings, CNE grounds in two trains

09 May 1919

Two trains arrive in Toronto at 1000 and 1500 hours carrying 15th Bn. Lt. Col Bent gives "dismiss".

10 May 1919

48th Chapter IODE presents bronze laurels to returning 15th Battalion to be placed on Colours

Laurels now on display in Reigmental Museum with Colours

11 May 1919

15th Battalion is dismissed at parade at Varsity Stadium.