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Murdock Dan MacKeigan - Section 6

This section contains five photos pertaining to the 94th Regiment during WW1.

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Group of Soldiers

94th Victoria Regiment "Argyll Highlanders"

Circa World War 1

The photo was probably taken somewhere in Cape Breton. The men are unidentified.

Photographer:  Russell, Glace Bay, NS
Ref. Number:  18-4 (19.2)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo postcard
Source:  Paul MacKeigan
 


Two Officers

94th Victoria Regiment "Argyll Highlanders

Circa World War 1

The man on the left is believed to be Lieut. D. McKenzie. The man on the right is Lieut. John Lewis MacKinnon. Lieut. MacKinnon was a piper from Inverness County, Cape Breton.
Both men served in "E" Company.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  18-4 (5.2)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo
Source:  Paul MacKeigan
 


Military Chaplain

Hon-Capt. Ephraim Watering Florence

Circa World War 1

Ephraim Watering Florence was born in England and became a clergyman in the Church of England. In 1915 he was appointed military chaplain and served as chaplain and recruiting officer in Sydney, Cape Breton. His rank was honorary captain. In the spring of 1916 he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force and went overseas to England. While there he became ill and was diagnosed with chronic laryngitis. Capt. Florence returned to Canada in early 1917 where he was permitted to resign his commission and was discharged from the military on April 11, 1917.

It is not believed that Hon-Capt. Florenece was a part of the 94th Regiment.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  18-4 (6.2)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo
Source:  Paul MacKeigan
 


Two Unidentified Officers

94th Victoria Regiment "Argyll Highlanders"

Circa World War 1

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  18-4 (7.2)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo
Source:  Paul MacKeigan
 


Two Officer Pipers

94th Victoria Regiment "Argyll Highlanders"

Cape Breton, NS

Circa 1916-1918

On the left is Capt. John Lewis MacKinnon from Inverness County, Cape Breton.

On the right is Capt. Angus J. McNeil from Gillis Point, Victoria County, Cape Breton. In the summer of 1918, Capt. McNeil was transferred to "F" Company, 6th Battalion, Canadian Garrison Regiment. He died of the Spanish Flu in North Sydney, NS, on October 7, 1918.

The two men were friends as well as brother officers and pipers.

Photographer:  Russell, Glace Bay, NS
Ref. Number:  18-4 (8.2)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo postcard
Source:  Paul MacKeigan
 

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