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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Ontario--Toronto"

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 King's College, Toronto.
#2 Church
#3 Royal Ontario Museum
#4 Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Toronto.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is the Temple building, Toronto
#2 and 4 are the Soldier's Tower, at the University of Toronto.
#3 is the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

Identification kindly provided by Frank Schilder and Michael Paré of…

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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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Writes that he is fine and well but putting on weight. Promises account of Niagara Falls when he has had some photographs available. [Missing page 2]. Writes about journey to Niagara and activities once at the Falls with descriptions. Relates stay at…

SGillK1438901v10020.pdf
Writes that he had returned to Moncton after being eliminated from pilot training and that after being boarded at Trenton Ontario, he re-mustered as an observer. Goes back to describe his activities while at Moncton including local sightseeing,…

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Title '1942'.
Top left - three men wearing civilian shirt and tie standing behind a woman. Cars parked on right. Captioned 'Ted, Ken, George and Harold Toronto'.
Top right - half length image of two airmen wearing tunics with houses in the…

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Top - view of city street with car on right and two airmen walking down pavement on left. Captioned 'Young St, Toronto'.
Bottom left - view down city street with tram in centre. Captioned 'St Clair East, Toronto'.
Bottom right - view down city…

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Top - view of lake through trees. Captioned 'Mersey Lake, High Park, Toronto'.
Bottom left - cars in a city street, pedestrians waiting to cross on left. Captioned 'Queen St Toronto'.
Bottom right - view down city street with cars and two storey…

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Top left - view of highway with cars and lake in distance. Captioned 'Sunnyside and Lake Ontario, Toronto'.
Bottom left - view through a line of trees of a highway with cars and lake in the distance. Captioned 'Queen Elizabeth highway and the lake…

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Writes that he had been so busy he had little time to write letters and catch up with all his mail. Asks after Bill's work and comments on petrol rationing in Canada. Mentions although it was expensive to travel by train but he was seeing plenty of…

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Explains about 'O' and 'N' brevets, both were for navigator but the second was a new badge and had not arrived in Canada yet. He writes that he could be home in a month as some of them were getting posted back to England, and he could be one. Says he…

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Writes he was settling into his new life and that his new course would last 14 weeks and would include lecturing. Says he had a good time in New York before returning to Toronto. Spend the remainder of leave with Canadian friends. Currently billeted…

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Says he had been busy with exams and describes upcoming events for the end of his course. He might get to stay in Canada if they need instructors, otherwise he would be on his way home in October. Comments that exams were going well and he had two…

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Catches up with family news. Writes he spent his weekend in Toronto with his girl friend. Says a little about flying on his course. Mentions scorching weather and issue of summer outfits.

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Writes that he was exited to have started flying and was confident that he would make it. Catches up with family news and had difficulty finding time to write with all the work he had to do. Mentions he spent 48 hour leave in Toronto.

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Writes that he is receiving a constant flow of mail. States he would be at his current location for 12 weeks. Says it is a good station with plenty of hard work but weekend off and a 48 hour pass every month. Describes Toronto city and mentions…

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Part 1. Explains delay in writing due to 48 hour pass which allowed him to go to new York. Describes activities there.
Part 2. On return was posted to air observers school and was packing to go. Arrive in Toronto and did tour including Niagara…

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During operation to Ludwigshaven. Gives account of rear gunner Flight Sergeant P Perehinski (of Vancouver) continuing to give evasive action to pilot despite being wounded. Also mentions lucky escape of George Bilton where a prayer book and…

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Thirteen airmen sitting and standing in two rows. Wearing battledress or tunic they all have a number on left chest. In the background left a flight safety poster and notice on the wall. On the reverse names of nine of the personnel in the photograph…

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Page captioned Tornto, Ontario, Canada. March 1943. Seven photographs, first and second of skyscrapers from street level.
Third is low level skyscraper captioned Royal York Hotel.
Fourth high rise buildings lining a street, captioned Young…

BHookingsEWHookingsEWv1.pdf
From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

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

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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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