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Hello, I have some photos of my wife's grandfather who fought through WW1 and at Vimy Ridge wounded twice and lived until 89. There are 2 photos taken of him and some other fellows, but they are not wearing cap badges or shoulder insignia. He joined in 1914 in Calgary as a private, and these photos show him as a corporal. I have identified the uniform as the 1903 Canadian pattern. Now, I would have thought that perhaps these gentlemen are new recruits in training and have not received their cap badges or insignia yet. However, some of them are displaying stripes on the right arm, corporals and sergeants. My wife's grandfather is showing corporal stripes. So I am confused as to why they have rank, but no cap badges or shoulder insignia. I have his military records but they do not show his promotions. I am also wondering where the picture might have been taken, I am guessing at Camp Saracee in Calgary. If anyone recognized the location, I certainly love to know! Thank you everyone for your help!