Photographs of Commonwealth troops have found their way into family albums through wartime friendships.
This soldier is wearing the Canadian seven button tunic with high standing collar.The buttons are the "universal" leather plaited type and his"Canada" shoulder titles, the solid tablet variety
The maple leaf cap badge has caught the light and tells us nothing but his fraction style collar badges clearly reads.
On his left cuff is a wound stripe.
Canadians can be seen in British tunics with British buttons as in the second row below but always have Canadian collar badges and Canadian shoulder titles.
Above inscribed on the back in ink: Pte Archibald October 1917 Bramshott
Canadian soldiers, apart from when wearing hospital blues as below will always have a collar badge.