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David Luxford collection
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- Luxford, David
20 cm of textual records. -- 1 map.
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David Luxford was born 11 June 1931 in Winnipeg, Manitoba and graduated from St. James Collegiate in 1948. He joined the St. James Cadet Battalion (later the Winnipeg Grenadiers Cadet Battalion) in 1943 and attended summer camps in 1949 and 1950. In January 1951 he joined the Canadian Officers' Training Corps and went to Camp Borden where he enlisted in the Canadian Army regular force in July. He went to Valcartier, Quebec and later joined the 1st Canadian Rifle Battalion for service in Hanover, Germany as part of the 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade, NATO Force. In October 1953 the 1st Canadian Rifle Battalion was redesignated as 1st Battalion, Queen
s Own Rifles. Luxford was stationed in Germany until November 1953 when he returned with the Battalion to Currie Barracks, Calgary. He attended courses in demolition and atomic, biological, and chemical defensive warfare before resigning from the Canadian Army in 1959. He rejoined the Reserves in May 1964 attaining the rank of Captain and Adjutant of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles. He moved to Calgary in 1972 and worked in various sales and marketing positions. Dave was a long time gun collector and volunteer at the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry Museum. He died in Calgary on 26 October, 2004.
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The collection contains booklets and training manuals used by Luxford in his training and collected from other sources. Topics covered include Canadian military history, infantry training and small arms training. Includes a map of the Balkans.
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Gift of Dave Luxford, 1999-2002.
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Record No. 01.105;02.52
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