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21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers on Parade / Défilé du 21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers

Title (Fre)

Défilé du 21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers


ca 1907


Black and white photograph of the 21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers, on parade heading south on Ouellette Avenue from Riverside Drive; two sets of streetcar tracks run through the centre of the street and cross in the foreground; the military officers are marching in eight straight rows; they are wearing uniforms and helmets and are carrying rifles; spectators can be seen lining both sides of the street; commercial buildings are visible lining the streets behind the spectators.


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


21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers

Buildings / Immeubles

Canadian Army

Commercial facilities / Locaux commerciaux

Essex & Kent Scottish Regiment

Helmets / Casques

Marching / Marcher au pas

Military officers / Officiers militaires

Military parades & ceremonies / Défilés et cortèges militaires

Military uniforms / Uniformes militaires

Ouellette Ave. / Avenue Ouellette

Spectators / Spectateurs

Stores & shops / Magasins & Boutiques

Street railroad tracks / Tramways

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