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Korea Veterans Association of Canada collection

  • PPCLI Collection 59
  • Collection
  • 1975-1995

The collection consists of programs and photographs of ceremonies, news clippings, correspondence concerning student scholarships and other matters, photographs of battle sites, and a newsletter of a British Korea veterans' organization.

Korea Veterans Association of Canada

PPCLI biographical sketches collection

  • PPCLI Collection 71
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1958-ca. 2005]

The collection consists of biographical sketches and résumés of senior officers and senior non-commissioned officers of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI), as well as a few notable war heroes and other personalities associated with the Regiment. It became customary in the Canadian Armed Forces to distribute résumés of the careers of senior officers for purposes of reference. Appointments or retirements of senior officers were often publicized in media releases containing biographical information. The PPCLI Regimental Museum collected these résumés and media releases, as well as newsclippings and other types of biographical articles.

PPCLI obituaries collection

  • PPCLI Collection 65
  • Collection
  • 1976-2016

The collection consists of obituaries, death notices, funeral programs, honour rolls, in memoriam lists, cemetery records, and correspondence documenting the deaths of members and former members of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Most of the files are arranged by year of death.

PPCLI portraits of COs and RSMs collection

  • PPCLI Collection 75
  • Collection
  • 1914-2006

The collection consists of portraits of Colonels-in-Chief, Colonels of the Regiment, Commanding Officers (COs) and Regimental Sergeants-Major (RSMs) of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, its Battalions, and other units, along with short biographical sketches and tables documenting the dates of change of command.

James Malcolm Reid collection

  • PPCLI Collection 20
  • Collection
  • 1915-2003

The collection consists of materials about the PPCLI collected by James Malcolm Reid and other members of the Toronto Branch, PPCLI Association. Includes a copy of correspondence received by [Maj. S.H.?] Hill from senior officers Farquhar, Gault, and Buller (1915); a poem "In Memory of Frezenberg" by D.J. Pearce; newsclippings (1988-1994); newsclippings about the Somalia Inquiry (1994); speeches about the Battle of Kapyong by J. R. Stone and O.R. Browne (1968, 1973); reference sources on genealogy of Lady Patricia Ramsay and Countess Patricia Mountbatten; poem, "The Grand Stonewall Brigade" by T.B. Clark; article about the PPCLI by Frederick Palmer (1915); information compiled on PPCLI members Jack Riel, Edward Edwards, Gus Fabri, and Gordon Shiells; letter, Mrs. C.B. Keenan to Mr. Thompson regarding activities of the PPCLI Club (1919); obituary card for Jenny MacGregor Morris, "London Mother" (1960); 2 photographs of Coriano Ridge Cemetery, Italy, including an image of Jim Reid at Captain Corkett's grave (1999); 1 photograph of veterans marching past in review at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa (1999); and poems by PPCLI veterans Lawrence Binyon and Tommy Yorath (1916-1917).

Reid, James Malcolm

Norman Torpe collection

  • PPCLI Collection 55
  • Collection
  • 1944, 1999-2000

The fonds contains 1 photograph of Norman Torpe, 10 photographs of the dedication ceremony of the 1st Special Service Force Memorial Highway at Milk River, Alberta, 18 September 1999, 1 Dedication Ceremony programme and 4 newsclippings detailing the history of the First Special Service Force and the Torpe family.

Torpe, Norman

Operation Deliverance collection

  • PPCLI Collection 58
  • Collection
  • 1992-1994

The collection consists of a nominal roll, chronology of events, police operations report, Lessons Learned report, souvenir "tour book", letters home from a soldier, diary of Capt. LC Reinelt, topographical map, and news clippings.

Operation Deliverance

William John Huston collection

  • PPCLI Collection 96
  • Collection
  • 1914-1997

The fonds contains 5 photographs of graves at Dickebusch Military Cemetery and one archival file containing photographs of William John Huston and his grave site, service records, transcripts of news articles and last letter home, 1915.

Huston (family)

PPCLI menus and programmes collection

  • PPCLI C10-6.1
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1964]

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing 67 menus, invitations, and programmes of events such as mess dinners, shipboard dining, charitable variety shows, Association reunion banquets, and Trooping ceremonies. Materials are dated 1915-1964. Many of the menus were autographed by those present. Also includes a few Christmas cards of the Regiment and regimental personalities.

Loyal Edmonton Regiment collection

  • PPCLI Collection 38
  • Collection
  • 1944-2008

The collection consists of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment's war diary for May-September 1944; a poster commemorating its 75th anniversary (1990); a recruiting brochure (ca. 2000); information on the naming of geographical features of the Edmonton housing development Village at Griesbach; and programs for regimental parades (2007, 2008).

Loyal Edmonton Regiment

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