P7527

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Details

ID Number

P7527

Item Name

Image

Title

21st Regiment on Parade / Défilé du 21e régiment

Title (Fre)

Défilé du 21e régiment

Date

1910

Description

Black and white photograph of the 21st Regiment on parade in Windsor; a set of railroad tracks runs horizontally in the foreground of the photograph; the military officers are marching toward the left of the photograph; they are wearing dark uniforms and white helmets; there are spectators visible on the sidewalk behind the parade and several buildings are visible in the photograph.

History

The Essex Fusiliers were formed in 1885 as the 21st Essex Battalion of Infantry. In 1887 they became the 21st Battalion, Essex Fusiliers, and in 1900 became known as the 21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers. The unit was disbanded in 1920 and reorganized as different battalions of the Essex Fusiliers and their name changed again in 1927 to the Essex Scottish Regiment. Since 1954 they have been known as the Essex & Kent Scottish Regiment.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor

Subjects

21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers

Bicycles & tricycles / Bicyclettes & tricycles

Buildings / Immeubles

Canadian Army

Essex & Kent Scottish Regiment

Helmets / Casques

Horses / Chevaux

Military officers / Officiers militaires

Military parades & ceremonies / Défilés et cortèges militaires

Military uniforms / Uniformes militaires

Parades & processions / Défilés et cortèges

Rifles / Fusils

Spectators / Spectateurs

Street railroad tracks / Tramways

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