Officers- 63rd Halifax Volunteer Battalion Rifles in 1882

Back Row- Lt. W. J. Butler, Lt. C. H. Tupper, Lt. H. St. C. Silver, Adj. J. N. Crane, (Capt*)
Lt. J. B. Johnstone.
2nd.  Row- Lt. J. T. Meagher, Lt. J. T. Twining, Lt. C. E. Davison, Capt. J. MacKay,
Capt. H. Hechler, Capt J. Fortune  Capt. W. Bishop, Lt. C. K. Fiske, Lt. C. K. McKie,
Asst. Surg. D. A. Campbell,
Front Row - Surg. W. M. Cameron, Paym. J. S. Mitchell, Qr. Mr. J. G. Corbin,
Major T. J. Walsh,  Lt.-Col. W. H.Pallister,(retd.)  
Lt.-Col. J. D. Mackintosh, Lt. Col. MacKin!ay, (retd.)
Major W. McKerron, Capt. T. J. Egan, Capt. A. G. Cunningham, Lieut. W. G. Jones.
An Officer of "The  Rifles"  circa 1914
The Halifax Armoury  (built-1896)
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The Halifax Rifles -1960
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Fenian Raids Veteran John James Clancey (1842-1939), wearing his General Service Medal awarded for his
service in the Fenian Raids of 1866
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"The name of another Halifax county boy has been added to the list of Canada's illustrious dead.  It is that of
A.H. ("Bert") Rutledge
, son of Mrs. A.Rutledge, 7 Preston Street, who was killed in action of October 26th, 1917."
From the Halifax  Chronicle, Nov. 3 1917
"The North West Rebellion of 1885 was the culmination of discontent on the part of Metis,
Indians and white settlers, which had simmered since the Red River Rebellion of 1869/70. In
Ottawa, the government reacted swiftly, mobilizing troops  nearly all militia units to assist in
putting down the insurrection. - From NS Archives
2nd Regimental Bn Halifax Rifles Mess Dinner, with young recruits
circa 1942-
RSM Joseph H. McCallum standing far left, actively served
with 63rd Bn Hal Rifles in WW l
Halifax Provisional Bn at Swift Current 1885
Officer 63rd Battalion -1885