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A group of airmen and women at a dinner at Preston Hall, Montreal. They are in three rows behind the table set for dinner. Along with other copies, this was sent from Montreal to Alan North at RAF Harrogate.

On the reverse 'Alan North' and on a…


Alan writes that he had a free weekend and went into Montreal and went to a film then a dance. On the Sunday they went to Mount Royal and watched the winter sports.

Alan writes thanking his parents for their letters. He has moved to St Johns, near Montreal.

A coloured card of the church in Montreal.

A coloured card of the hospital and a 15 point abbreviated history of Montreal.

A card with a tram used for taking tourists round in Montreal.

Two coloured cards of Montreal.

Two colour postcards of Montreal.

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Pilot Officer Noel Hooper standing in Dorchester Square, Montreal, wearing his brevet. The Boer War Memorial is visible in the background.

Additional information kindly provided by Frank Schilder.

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2005 Bishop St, Montréal with bilingual sign. There are a few cars and pedestrians. Bob's memoirs state 'Our accomodation in Bishop St on third floor above car in centre'.

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…

Jack's wife recollecting meeting Jack, their marriage and her later life. She describes meeting with Jack's surviving crew members, pilot Tom Dykins, Sergeant Bert Price, Sergeant Doug Looms and Stan Jones, who had been held as prisoners of war after…

He writes he has moved 2700 miles by train. They stopped at Montreal for 10 hours. Food and accommodation was very good. They were met at Winnipeg by a reception committee. His journey finished at Lethbridge.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is the Victoria Bridge, Montreal
#2 is a view across the St Lawrence with the Jacques Cartier Bridge.
#3 and 4 are river rapids.

Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a snow filled street, signposted 'Riverside Drive'.
#2 is St Barnabas Anglican Church, Avenue. Lorne, Saint-Lambert surrounded by snow.
#3 is Victoria railway bridge.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is the Mt Royal Observatory with many pedestrians.
#2 is a horse and carriage for tourists.
#3 is the Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.
#4 is several pedestrians at the Belvedere.

Three photographs from an album.
#1 is the Kondiaronk Belvedere with a large flagpole and many pedestrians.
#2 is a large metal cross known as the Mount Royal Cross.
#3 is a view along a street towards the Architects' Building, a skyscraper.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is of distant large buildings with a river in the foreground.
#2 is a river with a forest in the distance.
#3 is a view from Kondiaronk Belvedere over downtown Montreal. Several skyscrapers are visible including…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral viewed from across the street with passing cars and a tram. The statue of Bishop Ignace Bourget is on the right.
#2 is a view across a small park to St George's Anglican…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is Montreal viewed from a hillside.
#2 and 4 are general views from a hillside.
#3 is looking across the St Lawrence to Montreal with the Jacques Cartier bridge in the distance.

Four views of Victoria Bridge bridge across St. Lawrence

Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a river.
#2 is looking south along the Richelieu River, to the right is Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.
#3 is a city with a regular grid street pattern and a river under the wing…
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