Fonds Fonds 13 - Gordon Hood fonds

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Gordon Hood fonds

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PPCLI Fonds 13

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  • 1936-1939 (Creation)
    Hood, Gordon

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1 album (107 photographs). - 0.5 cm textual records.

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Born 13 December 1915 at Medicine Hat, Alberta, # 21420 Gordon Hood served with the Southern Alberta Light Horse (militia) prior to joining the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in July 1936. After the outbreak of the Second World War, Hood (V 87659) joined the Canadian Navy in 1943 and saw service in the Atlantic aboard the HMCS Eyebright and the HMCS Tillsonberg. After V. E. Day he volunteered for the Pacific Force. Following his discharge he attended the University of Alberta and attained a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce. In 1999 he was living at Ashcroft, BC.

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The fonds contains a 35 page photo album with photographs of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on Vancouver Island near Comox and Bowser, British Columbia 1936-1939 and 1 Permanent Pass book dated 23 March 1937 from Esquimalt, B. C.

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Gift of Gordon Hood, 1999.


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Formerly Accession No. 99.28

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  • English

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