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The formal dress of Major Travers of Summerside, who served with the 'C' company of the P.E.I. Highlanders in World War I. While the Highlanders trained in Halifax together, they were split up and placed in different companies after arriving in England. As you might expect, this uniform was reserved for important ceremonies or occasions. However, when the war broke out, the Highlanders had no uniforms but their formal dress, and so they had to depart for Halifax wearing their kilts. (Senior Veterans Military Museum, photo by Tom MacDonald)