Caption: Sergeant, 66th Regiment 'Princess Louise Fusiliers', circa 1912
The 66th was a Halifax unit officially born in 1869, but which incorporating volunteer companies who had served the colony of Nova Scotia since 1859 . In 1879, the unit was permitted to adopt the name of H.R.H. Princess Louise (1848-1939), daughter of Queen Victoria. She was the wife of Sir John Campbell, Marquess of Lorne (1845-1914), who was Governor General of Canada, 1878-1883. Despite their title, the 66th Regiment 'Princess Louise Fusiliers' does not seem to have adopted the fur fusilier cap.
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