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Guidelines for Submitting Pictures

Not all pictures are acceptable

We require written permission before we can accept pictures featuring family members, friends, or other persons who are not in military uniform.


We would like to receive digital images of photographs showing the head and face or a full figure portrait.

  • Formal pose
  • Family or group picture

We would also welcome digital images of the following documents or personal memorabilia:

  • Letters or postcards
  • Extracts from personal diaries
  • Attestation papers
  • Medals, decorations and awards
  • Citations
  • Military service records
  • Telegraphs
  • Press Clippings
  • Identity Disks
  • Uniforms
  • Military equipment
  • Location of military service
  • Personal artifacts
  • Grave Marker or Cemetery

Digital Image Specifications

  • All digital images must be in .jpg, .jpeg or .gif format to be fully compatible with our server.
  • Colour or black and white images may be submitted.


To help others get a better understanding and appreciation of the images, please provide a short written description of the picture. This caption will be included in the space below the picture. Space is limited, so please do not write more than 250 words. Cape Breton Highlanders reserves the right to edit text that is unrelated to the content of this web site.

Please Don't Send the Originals

Cape Breton Highlanders reserves the right to limit the number of pictures that can be displayed for any one individual and Cape Breton Highlanders reserves the right to digitally reprocess your digital image to conform with these specifications.