Mount McHarg
2888m (9476ft.)

Located on the continental divide; the west shoulder of Mount Worthington. Kananaskis Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Bow & Kootenay rivers.
Latitude 50; 37; 30 Longitude 115; 18; 10, Topo map 82J/11


Named in 1918. McHarg, Lieutenant Colonel Hart (Lt. Col. McHarg practiced Law in Rossland, BC and served in the Boer War before being killed in action in 1915 while leading he 7th Battalion, BC Regiment.) WW I Official name.


Other Information

7th Battalion's Commanding Officer, Lt Col W.F.R. Hart-McHarg, M.I.D. was killed on 24 April 1915 during the 2nd Battle of Ypres.

(courtesy Lt. Col. Archie M. Steacy, former Commanding Officer of the British Columbia Regiment, and president of the BCR Association in 2006)

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