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Russ Piche fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 51
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2001

The fonds contains 267 digital copies of photographs (mostly uncaptioned) from an album loaned for copying related to the 1st Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry tour in Korea, 1951-1952; 2 newsclippings; a collected program from a Trooping the Colour ceremony, Work Point Barracks, 1958; and a collected VHS video cassette, "The Korean War after 50 Years" produced by Arirang TV (2001).

Piche, Russ

Ronald Dale Fraser fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 50
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1961

The fonds contains 14 photographs of airborne jump training at Rivers, Manitoba, 1955, 25 photographs of Ron Fraser's tour in Vietnam 1958-1960 and 3 photographs of Winter Survival School at Grand Cache, Alberta in 1961. Includes a collected song sheet: Sing sing sing / donated by Imperial Tobacco Company of Canada (ca. 1939-ca. 1945). Includes a collected article: Recipe for victory : the fight for Hill 677 during the Battle of the Kap'yong River, 24-25 April 1951 / Brent Wilson (Canadian Military History, 2000). Includes PPCLI gallery notes apparently authored by Fraser, "PPCLI, a proud fighting regiment " and "Vimy Ridge" (ca. 2005). Includes a video cassette, "Fall out : the Canadian Airborne Regiment" featuring Mike Smith.

Fraser, Ronald Dale

Reginald Wilfred Coker Godson fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 48
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1918

The fonds contains 3 photograph postcards and 2 photographs of Private Godson in uniform, on leave in Paris, France and in the trenches. Also included are 5 Regimental Christmas cards, newsclippings, a victory souvenir pictorial booklet of the First World War, 2 letters relating the wounding of Godson and numerous letters written by Private Godson to his family 1916-1918.

Godson, Reginald Wilfred Coker

John A. Jackson fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 47
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1998

The fonds contains 16 photographs of Private John A. Jackson and other members of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (including Band members) at Fort Osborne Barracks, on parade and at other training facilities in Winnipeg, Manitoba during 1935-1939. Also included are 4 photographs of Private Jackson and others during the Second World War, 5 photographs of military vehicles, 2 photographs of the Regimental Band Trooping with the Royal Canadian Air Force Band, 1947, 8 photographs of various Regimental Association activities in the 1980s and 1990s, a pass issued while stationed in England, a Victory Bond Certificate and a newsclipping of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in 1939.

Jackson, John A.

Ralph Edward McArthur fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 45
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1974

The fonds contains the service records of Ralph Edward McArthur, 3 ration books, a safe conduct pass (to encourage desertion of communist troops), various souvenir handbills and propaganda leaflets, a copy of the Sentinel (1975), a Trooping the Colour program (1966), a newsclipping of the 1954 Remembrance Day parade in Calgary, and 19 photographs and 3 photograph albums containing 22 additional photographs of the Third Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Korea 1953.

McArthur, Ralph Edward

Robert Byrl Mainprize fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 44
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1994 (predominant 1934-1964)

The fonds contains service records, photographs, pamphlets, booklets, manuals, scrapbooks, speeches, souvenirs, ephemera, maps and prints documenting R.B. Mainprize's military career including: regimental history, parades, mess dinners, trooping the Colour, Work Point Barracks, Second World War England, Operation Varsity (crossing the Rhine), Korea, Airborne training, and peacekeeping in the Middle East.

Mainprize, Robert Byrl

Berkeley Albert James Franklin fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 24
  • Fonds
  • 1888-2015 (predominant 1945-2002)

The fonds contains some of BAJ Franklin's personal and family papers, subject files, manuscripts, newsletters, self-published pamphlets, files on individual Korean War veterans, scrapbooks, visual material, and military manuals compiled or collected by BAJ Franklin including photographs, nominal rolls, personal accounts, and news articles covering many diverse topics such as the Korean War, Korean Voluntary Service Medal, the First Canadian Parachute Battalion, Special Air Service Company, parachute training, training exercises, military discipline and dress, troopings and parades, the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Band, arms training, turbans, women in combat, base closures, and training accidents. Includes a pictorial history of the Special Air Service intended for publication, The Airborne Bridge. Includes papers of Pilot Officer N.R. Fraser (1943-1946), Flight Officer A. Franklin (1940-1941), and Pte Leslie A. White (ca. 1948).

Franklin, Berkeley Albert James

David Hillard Rosser fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 32
  • Fonds
  • 1926-[ca. 1990]

The fonds includes: the field message in which Rosser was appointed acting Commanding Officer of the Regiment (1944); club rules, The McNaughton Club, Oldenburg, Germany (ca. 1945); two letters from Lady Patricia Ramsay (1944); sketches for training materials; cartoons by J.A. Houston; letter from the father of fallen soldier Charles Grainger Lord (1944); file of research on his medals and career (ca. 1990); and pages and loose photographs from an album documenting Rosser's training and personal activities in England and Kingston, Ontario, and in the field in Italy. Album includes images of training and residence at Dumferline, Redhill, Lingfield, Godstone, Cove, Operation Hammer, Starborough Castle, Exercise Spartan, southern Italy, Rome, Blindley Heath, Kingston, Roedown School, Operation Torchy, Staff College. Includes identified images of Cameron Ware, Bob Starke, Reg Clark, RC Coleman, D. Brain, Bob Lindsay, H. Fairbrother, G.R. Pearkes, Stewart Cobbett, "Shorty" Colquhoun, and Lady Patricia Ramsay.

Rosser, David Hillard

George Cecil Carvell fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 40
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1923

The fonds consists of a scrapbook maintained by George Cecil Carvell, including correspondence with his fiancee Eleanor Coates and others, military papers, excerpt from newsletter published aboard the RMS Royal George, souvenirs of restaurants and entertainment events, demographic statistics on PPCLI, photographs, newsclippings, correspondence with the Toronto Star about conditions in China.

Carvell, George Cecil

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