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William (Bill) Fairley Metcalfe – Section 3

This section contains three World War 2 era photos pertaining to Bill Metcalfe and the Cape Breton Highlanders in Camp Borden, Ontario, in the summer of 1941. The Cape Breton Highlanders trained there before heading to Debert, NS, and then overseas.

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Bill Metcalfe

Cape Breton Highlanders

Camp Borden, Ontario

Circa 1941

Bill Metcalfe in front of his tent at Camp Borden. Note the Hawley style sun helmet which was worn at the time. The pack on his chest contained a gas mask.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  15-10 (62.2)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo
Source:  Heather Almon, Sydney, NS, 2015
 


Three Cape Breton Highlanders

Camp Borden, Ontario

Circa 1941

Bill Metcalfe is in the front on the left. The other two men are unidentified.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  15-10 (64.2)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo
Source:  Heather Almon,  Sydney, NS, 2015
 


Two Cape Breton Highlanders

Camp Borden, Ontario

Circa 1941

The two men are unidentified.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  15-10 (23.2)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo
Source:  Heather Almon, Sydney, NS, 2015
 

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