Tag Archives: Cy Peck

Acland in the Regimental History – Part III….

This is the third and final post documenting each significant mention of Peregrine Acland in Kim Beattie’s marvelous regimental history, The 48th Highlanders of Canada: 1891-1928. As you’ll recall, Acland was lightly wounded in the action at Mont Sorrel but … Continue reading

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Mentioned in Dispatches…

War Office, 1st June, 1917. The following is in continuation of Sir Douglas Haig’s Despatch* of 9th April, submitting names deserving of special mention, published in the London Gazette of Tuesday, 15th May, 1917.     Peregrine Acland’s mention in … Continue reading

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The Prince Rupert Daily News (Part II)…

In Jonathan Vance’s brilliant study of Canada’s reaction to the First World War, Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning and the First World War much is made in Chapter 6: Safeguarding the Past, about the negative reactions to the realistic portrayals … Continue reading

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