This week in history
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|27 Mar 2008||Members of 48th Highlanders train in Fort Drum, NY on urban house clearing on the weekend of 27 to 30 March.|
|28 Mar 1969||48th Highlanders stage a Tattoo in Maple Leaf Gardens to packed house of over 16,000 people. Funds were directed to Canadian Cancer Society.|
|01 Apr 1940|
Rotary Youth Training Corps (Cadet Corps 1625), affileated with 48th Highlanders authorized.
Capt. Charles E. (Beaver) Read, MC appointed OC. Malvern and York Companies.
|01 Apr 1974|
Pipes and Drums Association formed to support the active band in development and perfomance.
|01 Apr 1985|
48th Highlanders Pipes and Drums of Holland authorized under initiative of P/M Ross Stewart of 48th.
|01 Apr 2014|
Battle Honour Afghanistan awarded to 48th Highlanders of Canada, the 50th Battle Honour.
First Battle Honour since Second World War.
|02 Apr 2008|
Major (ret) J. Brian Bartley, CD was ordained an Anglican priest.
Bartley joined 48th in 1969 as officer cadet and rose to OC Mobile Command Co.