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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Nova Scotia--Halifax"

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Book No. 1 Contents. A list of four significant events in Bob's service.

An airman standing at the Jubilee fountain, Public Hardens, Halifax.


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Bob standing in front of a bandstand in the Public Gardens, Halifax.


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A view of St Paul's Church in Halifax.

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A view of the Great War memorial with the City Hall, behind.


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A view from the Sailor’s memorial way in Point Pleasant park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada of small yacht on the sea, framed by trees.

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A street scene with the office of Barber-Ellis Maritime Ltd at the corner of Barrington St and Buckingham St, Halifax. Also the Anzac club.

Additional information kindly provided by Frank Schilder.

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A street scene with the Halifax Pacific Building a tram, a car, several pedestrians and some airmen. Beside the tram is a YMCA.

Additional information kindly provided by Frank Schilder.


Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

Eight uniformed airmen in peaked caps showing half brevets on their uniforms. Four are crouching with four standing behind. Annotated on the reverse 'Halifax Nova Scotia June 28th 1945 Just off the Aquitania'.


The telegram advises Joyce to bring her passport and exit visa to Cunard White Star's office, Halifax.

Gives list of unit postings, mustering and promotions.

Issued on board HMCS Aurora, to Walter, Frank's father, who was a Petty Officer Cook.

Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…

A Halifax nose with 12 airmen perched on top. Each man is identified by name, trade, air force and home town.
The nose art is a cartoon of a woman, painted 'Tak Yer Time I'm Easy'. 56 bombs are painted on. Under the cockpit is 'Beryle'.
There is a…
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