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John Frederic (Fred) Cederberg - Section 1

This section contains four World War 2 era studio portrait photos pertaining to Fred Cederberg, and one post war painting of Fred Cederberg.

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Fred Cederberg

Cape Breton Highlanders

England

Circa 1943

Studio portrait photo of Fred Cederberg.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  15-8 (16.2)
Image Information: Received as electronic file
Source:  Mike Cederberg, Mississauga, ON, 2015
 


Fred Cederberg and Albert MacNeil

Cape Breton Highlanders

Aldershot, England

Circa 1943

Studio portrait photo of Fred Cederberg (right) and his cousin Albert MacNeil (left). Both men are wearing glengarries with Cape Breton Highlander cap badges.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  15-8 (17.1)
Image Information:  Received as electronic file
Source:  Mike Cederberg, Mississauga, ON, 2015
 


Fred Cederberg

Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment

Italy

January, 1945

Sudio portrait photo of Fred Cederberg. He is wearing a beret but no cap badge.

Fred went to Italy with the Cape Breton Highlanders in November of 1943. At the end of May, 1944, after the heavy fighting to breach the Hitler Line, south of Rome, Fred was hospitalized for several weeks with malaria and jaundice. Once out of the hospital, he was sent to a holding unit and then transferred to the 1st Canadian Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment. This unit was soon reclassified as an infantry unit and was renamed the Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment. Fred rejoined the Cape Breton Highlanders in March of 1945. 

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  15-8 (18.1)
Image Information: Received as electronic file
Source:  Mike Cederberg, Mississauga, ON, 2015
 


Fred Cederberg and Eddie Kerr

England

Circa 1945

Studio portrait photo of Fred Cederberg (right) and his friend Eddie Kerr (left). The photo was taken in England after the war had ended. Fred is wearing a balmoral with a Cape Breton Highlanders cap badge. At the time, Eddie was serving in the 1st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (Lanark and Renfrew Scottish). He is wearing a beret with a Royal Canadian Artillery cap badge. Both men are wearing medal bars on their chests. Fred met Eddie when he had been transferred into Eddie's regiment in Italy. 

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  15-8 (24.1)
Image Information: Received as electronic file
Source:  Mike Cederberg, Mississauga, ON, 2015
 


Painting of Fred Cederberg

Cape Breton Highlanders

This is an image of a painting of Fred Cederberg while serving with the Cape Breton Highlanders during WW2. It was commissioned by Fred's son, Mike Cederberg, in the early 1980's. The artist is C.S. Snider and is dated 1984. The painting currently hangs proudly in Mike's living room.

Ref. Number:  15-8 (27.1)
Image Information:  Photo of painting (received as electronic file)
Artist:  C.S. Snider
Source:  Mike Cederberg, Mississauga, ON, 2015
 

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