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- Original Pinner's caption: Lt-Col Bert Hoffmeister (in profile), wearing his Seaforth Highlander balmoral and shoulder flash in Sicily. Hoffmeister won a Distinguished Service Order for his actions in Sicily. Here he sits with a Major Wood, who wears a Black Watch Canada balmoral and shoulder flash, but oddly wears a 1st Division red patch. The Black Watch were part of Cdn 2nd Division. Perhaps he is temporarily attached. Your thoughts?
- This postcard is part of a VC Winners series published in 1917 and Advertising Walker, Harrison & Garthwaites Ltd, Ship Biscuit Manufacturers. CPL JAMES DAGLEISH POLLOCK, VC Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Got out of a trench alone and walking up and down the edge. bombed the enemy from above and held up their progress for an hour, Under heavy Machine Gun fire the whole time, when he was at length wounded.
- #WW1ColourisedPhotos ..... "Rare and fascinating image of a South African fighting regiment in World War 1. Here South Africans from the 4th Regiment 'South African Scottish' perform a traditional 'African Tribal War Dance' with drawn bayonets and dancing in their distinctive 'Murray of Atholl' tartan kilts."
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