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21st Regiment Band in Detroit / Défilé de la fanfare du 21st Regiment à Détroit

Title (Fre)

Défilé de la fanfare du 21st Regiment à Détroit


ca 1915


Black and white photograph of the 21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers, Band playing in Detroit; a row of tall buildings is visible on the left side of the street; the military men are marching down the street toward the left side of the photo; they are in dark uniforms with white helmets and are carrying rifles; they are led by an officer on a horse; a set of streetcar tracks runs thorough the centre of street; spectators are visible on the right.


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

United States - Michigan - Detroit

Collection Name

Museum Windsor


21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers

Bicycles & tricycles / Bicyclettes & tricycles

Buildings / Immeubles

Canadian Army

Detroit (Mich.)

Essex & Kent Scottish Regiment

Helmets / Casques

Horses / Chevaux

Military officers / Officiers militaires

Military uniforms / Uniformes militaires

Parades & processions / Défilés et cortèges

Rifles / Fusils

Spectators / Spectateurs

Street railroad tracks / Tramways

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