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Dining Out of Capt. W. Annand, CD CWO P. Gormley, CD CWO M. Bain, CD

On September 27, 2014 the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada hosted a Dining Out of the former Adjutant, Capt. Annand, former RSM, CWO Gormley, and former Pipe Major, CWO Bain. The venue was at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club which proved to be a wonderful atmosphere. There were many looks of puzzlement shown by the nautical […]

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Pipers of the Trenches | Pipers During WWI BBC Documentary

For four hundred years or more, Highland regiments advanced and attacked to the sound of the bagpipes. In the Great War, pipers climbed out of the trenches, unarmed, to face machine guns and shells. The descendants of those men return to the battlefields to discover individual stories of unparalleled bravery.

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The Netherlands Battlefield Tour

April 28 – May 9, 2015 With the cooperation of Liberation Tours, We have been able to organize a tour of the Seaforth battlefield sites in Holland to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of The Netherlands. The Netherlands was liberated largely by the Canadian Army in which the Seaforths played a major role. […]

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A tale of two war pipers

23 Aug 2014 | The Vancouver Sun | GERRY BELLETT VANCOUVER SUN Both were from Vancouver. Both died in battle. Just one was honoured with a medal. Angus Morrison died, perhaps piping his company into action, during an attack in May 1915. An almost forgotten Seaforth piper. The pipes under the arm of the soldier […]

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Why Canadians ditched Ross rifle during First World War

National Post - John Ward, Canadian Press | August 17, 2014 9:03 PM ET When soldiers in the throes of battle discard their rifles and pluck a different weapon from the hands of dead allies, there’s clearly a serious problem. So it was with the Ross rifle, the weapon that Canadian soldiers took with them to […]

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A Short Military History of John (Jock) McStay

A Short Military History of John (Jock) McStay

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Anne Giardini: Renaissance Woman

Simon Fraser University’s new chancellor is a successful lawyer, novelist and corporate president. (She is also a prominent patron of the SFHC). By Darah Hansen Fri Jun 6, 2014 2:00pm PST Link to Article: www.biv.com Anne Giardini sounds remarkably unruffled for someone who is running late for her own class reunion. Laughing, she shares a […]

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Breaking the Hitler Line: May 23, 1944

The 70th anniversary of the Hitler Line took place in May On the 20th of May 1944 The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, as part of 2nd Brigade 1st Canadian Infantry Division, reached the outer fringes of the Hitler Line where in less than a week they would participate in one of the most intense battles […]

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Why Veterans Miss War & How to Talk to the Veterans about War

13:08 minutes · Filmed Jan 2014 · Posted May 2014 · TEDSalon NY2014 Civilians don’t miss war. But soldiers often do. Journalist Sebastian Junger shares his experience embedded with American soldiers at Restrepo, an outpost in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley that saw heavy combat. Giving a look at the “altered state of mind” that comes with […]

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Commanding Officers Final Sitrep from Herrick 19 – Helmand

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