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Roderick Colin Jackson - Section 19

This section contains an image of a picture book for the 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders). It is attributable to Roderick Jackson and has his name and the date on the front cover.

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Picture Book

185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders)

Circa Summer, 1916

Pictured above is Roderick Jackson's copy of the picture book of the 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders). The book gave a short history of the battalion to date and contained an individual photo of every man in the battalion. It was published in the summer of 1916 while the battalion was training in Aldershot, NS, before heading overseas. Roderick's copy has his named written on the front cover and the date July 7, 1916. Roderick was the battalion adjutant at the time.

Image Information:  Digital photo of original artifact
Source:  Robert MacLellan Collection
 

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