The North Nova Scotia Highlanders were allied to theSouth Staffordshire Regimentand were kitted with a blue glengarry with diced border, scarlet doublet, white sporran with five black points, scarlet & green hose, green garter flashes with full dress only for pipers and drummers.
The regiment perpetuated the 25th, 106th & 193rd Battalions C.E.F and held its final Order of Precedence as 34.
During the Second World War,MajorKurt Meyerof theWaffen SSmurdered captured soldiers from the regiment.[ After the war he was convicted, and received a life sentence. His sentence was, however commuted to five years, served in Canada.