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Five photographs from an album.
#1 and 3 are of Chateau Laurier hotel.
#2 is a row of locks on the Rideau canal
#4 is a bridge.
#5 is the inside of a building.
Captioned 'MAI 1942'.

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Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is a Tiger Moth in flight, banking.
#2 is a church
#3 is a Cessna Bobcat coming in to land.
#4 and 5 Parliament Hill
#6 is a building with a snowy street.
#7 is the national war memorial.
Captioned 'MAI…

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Writes about some photographs and a pin he is sending and tells story behind them. Continues with catching up with acquaintance and reminiscing.

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Sends belated seasons greeting and congratulations on his marriage. Catches up with news of friends. Relates some of his activities since the end of the war and writes about his current employment. Concludes with catching up with news of his family.

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A payment made to Sam's widow.

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The letter from the RCAF was trying to determine if he was a dependant of Sam's since his widow was claiming his war service gratuity.

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The letter from RCAF Toronto refers to an enquiry from Sam McCron's widow. She had written to RCAF Toronto to find out the circumstances of her husband's death and what had happened to mail she had sent to her husband.

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The letter to the Estates Branch of National Defence complains that her husband's bank account is for Army not Air Force and she would like it sorted.

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The letter to the Estates Branch at National Defence asks for her husband's personal effects. She asks for his clothing, in particular.

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The letter to the Estates Branch of National Defence complains of items missing from Sam's personal effects - a watch, pen and pencil set and a bicycle. She expected the bicycle to be sold and the money forwarded to her.

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The letter is from the Estates Branch of the Department of National Defence. It asks for information about Sam. Part of the form is attached.

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Writes that he had arrived after an uneventful voyage across the Atlantic but did not know the name of port at which he disembarked. Comments about the voyage and his current situation, including sleeping arrangements, food, activities, weather and…

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Two indecipherable names and addresses in Canada

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

BCleggPVIsaacsonPv1.pdf
Covers his journey from England westabout via the United States to Australia in 1943.

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 144. F/O Wilshir. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. ???. P/O Maclennan. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 142. F/O Gorman. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 121. Sgt. Collver. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 143. F/O Brownell. 427'

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Gerry Philbin's talents in hockey whilst serving in the RCAF are described. He then transferred to the UK to fly Halifaxes. During an operation they were shot down and only he and Sergeant Millard survived. He was captured but escaped with the help…

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Two cartoons by Ricky published in the RCAF Wings magazine.
In the first, men in a billet are arguing about having the window open. In the second, there is a rush to use the ablutions in the morning.

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Terry Ford writes home describing his journey across Canada en-route to his training school at Neepawa. He mentions the scenery, the people and the differences in the way of life between home and Canada he encountered.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-025.pdf
The news-sheet covers the return of prisoners of war and issues that they will face, POW letters from the Far East, Prisoners and Parliament, Camp visits by the YMCA, Prison Camps as schools of Citizenships, Next-of-kin Parcels, International Red…
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