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85th Bn (Nova Scotia Highlanders) C.E.F.

April 1 2017 at 7:04 PM
Chris  

Here is a good article from Maclean's magazine on the 85th battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders)CEF, and it's important role on winning the battle of Vimy Ridge in April 9th 1917



http://www.macleans.ca/culture/how-canadas-bloodiest-day-at-vimy-defined-great-war-sacrifice/

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.289623094581976.1073741834.287662921444660&type=3


The motto of the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) is Siol na Fear Fearail (The Breed of Manly Men)


 
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Jon Skagfeld

Re: 85th Bn (Nova Scotia Highlanders) C.E.F.

April 10 2017, 3:02 AM 

Headstones of fallen 85th were shown during the Vimy Ridge ceremony.

 
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Chris

thanks!

April 13 2017, 1:46 PM 

I had a family relative that served with the Nova Scotia Highland Brigade. I wouldn't be all that surprised if I had distant relatives that served with the 85th Bn.

 
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