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  • Collection: Riding, Ronald Holford. Album Four

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Front and rear album covers

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A group of 31 airmen arranged in three rows. Ron is marked with a post-it. A second post-it states 'Here are the photos of grandads training in Canada in 1942 age 21 Some places are Quebec, Montreal and Rivers'.

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Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is a steam locomotive being replenished with water.
#2 is a church
#3 is a building.
#4 is a building.
#5 is trees in a snowy landscape
#6 is a grain silo
#7 is a water tower.

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Ten photographs from an album.
#1 is a snowy street.
#2 is a view of a building.
#3 is a general view.
#4 is a snowy street with a horse and cart and three pedestrians. A car is covered in snow.
#5 is a steam locomotive releasing a lot of smoke…

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Eight photographs from an album.
#1 is a large building in a snowy landscape
#2 is a lone farm in a snowy valley.
#3 is a horse and cart on a snowy street.
#4 is a view across a frozen river. In the distance is a township.
#5 is an airfield, the…

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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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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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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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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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Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is a snowy river bank
#2 is a snow blocked road in a city.
#3, 4, 5 ,6 and 7 are deep snow at the edge of a lake.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 Two trainee airmen sitting on a fence.
#2 one trainee and a dog.
#3 a line of Ansons
#4 an Anson with an airman standing in front.
Captioned 'MAR 1942' and 'AVR 1942'.

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Four oblique aerial photographs from an album. #1 is a city with a bridge crossing a frozen river and another bridge leading to a small island. #2 is two bridges, Honor Mercier, crossing the St Lawrence river. #3 is the Jacques Cartier bridge leading…

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Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across forests and a town.
#2 is a city, islands and bridges.
#3 is a pilot at the controls of an aircraft.
#4 is a grid street with a river under the wing of an aircraft.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'…

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Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a river.
#2 is a city at the side of a river.
#3 is a city with a regular grid street pattern and a river under the wing of an aircraft.
#4 is Montreal with three bridges crossing the St…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a double fence and a town in the distance.
#2 is a church viewed across a frozen river.
#3 and 4 are two horses pulling a large sled with three or four people.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a cross. In the background are hangars.
#2 is a cross with a house behind.
#3 is a muddy track with snow mounds at each side. In the distance are houses.
#4 is a road bridge across a frozen river. On the bank…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are street views with a burned out house.
#3 is a steam powered freight train.
#4 is a steam powered freight train crossing a bridge, seen from a road bridge.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.

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Four photographs from an album. #1 is an oblique aerial photograph of St Johns airfield, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. #2 is Cathedral of Saint-Jean-l'Évangéliste at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. #3 is Ron in trainee uniform and greatcoat. #4 is a sign for…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a trainee airman standing in a greatcoat in front of a building with snow on the ground..
#2 and 4 are four trainees in greatcoats sanding by a fence.
#3 is three trainees in greatcoats walking along a…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is four trainee airmen at the top of an escape slide.
#2 is the four trainees sliding down the slide.
Both are captioned 'AVR 1942'.
#3 is three trainee airmen in khaki at St Flavie the St Lawrence
#4 is two…

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Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a view of barracks at the camp.
#2 is a view with the camp in the distance.
#3 is four trainees on bikes, crossing a bridge.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across field to low hills.
#2 is a similar view looking across field to low hills.
#3 is a small building.
#4 is a small house.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across a small river.
#2 is a two span bridge across a river.
#3 and 4 are houses and a church seen from across a river.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a road winding down a hill with houses in the distance.
#2 is a road heading towards a forest.
#3 and 4 are a river, trees and low hills.
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