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C.S. Shawcross fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 87
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1953

The fonds includes photographs documenting C.S. Shawcross's experiences with the 3rd Battalion of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Korea, and prior to his deployment. Includes images 3PPCLI's voyage to Korea, Korean landscapes, life in the PPCLI camp. Includes identified images of Capt. Gordon Seller, Herb Pitts, Peter Worthington, Jock Mackie, Prest, "Scoachy" Lee, CQMS E.P. "Boy" Shaw, New Brunswick Hospital, broom-i-loo, The Hook. Also includes 7 images of Shawcross, ca. 1940-1952, from the PPCLI Archives collections.

Shawcross, C.S.

Cameron Bethel Ware fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 5
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1999

The fonds contains correspondence, newsclippings, certificates, diaries 1946, 1954-1980 and photographic material covering the military career of Cameron Bethel Ware 1931-1966, his term as Colonel of the Regiment of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) 1959-1977 and his retirement activities in Victoria, British Columbia 1977-1996. Correspondence with prominent members of the regimental family, including Lady Patricia Ramsay, Hamilton Gault, Dorothy Gault and Jeffery Williams, covers a wide range of regimental matters including various anniversaries and events, the appointment of the next Colonel-In-Chief and the Regimental History Book Volume III. Also included are post World War Two reminiscences of regimental officers and discourse on the future of the Canadian Army. Newsclippings were originally collected by Ware's father Lieutenant Colonel F. B. Ware during the Second World War and include his comments. A photograph album covers Ware's term as Commandant of Royal Roads 1952-1954. The remaining photographic material is predominantly post World War Two and highlights Ware's various staff appointments and activities as a general officer, his term as Colonel of the Regiment and his visits to various air force bases and the Far East in the 1950s-1960s. Includes documentation of his funeral, retained by PPCLI Regimental headquarters. Includes a small collection of books, some of them inscribed as gifts from friends or for formal occasions.

Ware, Cameron Bethel

Carl H. Hulsman fonds

  • PPCLI 99.29
  • Fonds
  • 1951, 1999

The fonds contains letters and citations describing the history of the 2nd Chemical Mortar Battalion and the actions of this American Battalion at the Battle of Kap'yong, Korea, April 24/25, 1951.

Hulsman, Carl H.

Cecil Gilbert Schmitt fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 100
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1986

The fonds consists of Cecil Schmitt's war memoirs with a copy of a letter (1919) appended; prints of PPCLI photos (1914-1919); portraits of comrades Jack Shelters, Cpl HC Allen, Cpl RM Dobson, Pte Cox, D. Wilson, Jenson, LCpl Lappin, Fletcher, McMaster, McFarlane (1917-1918); PPCLI Christmas cards (1918, 1950s); maps; scrapbook about Jenny Macgregor Morris (1919-1957); correspondence from Jenny Macgregor Morris (1923-1960); song sheet, "Rik-a-Dam-Doo!" (ca. 1920s); brochure, "Units in the field, Canadian Corps, 1914-1919" (ca. 1920s); group portraits of Jenny Macgregor Morris meeting with PPCLI veterans and their wives in Saskatoon including Eddie Howes, Bill Trim, PN Pederson, AC Marsh, Cecil Schmitt, Alex Cuthbert, Bill Elder, Roy Melville, Dick Herbert, Tom Porter, Arthur Potts, Percy Klaehn, George Forrester, Bower Laidlaw, Mr. Ramsay Sr., Rupert Ramsey, Mrs. Potts, Mrs. Elder, Mrs. Herbert, Mrs. Porter, Mrs. Klaehn, Mrs. Ramsey, Mrs. Schmitt, Mrs. Cuthbert, Mrs. Laidlaw (1938); newsclipping, "Corresponding rank badges for officers in various branches of the British and Canadian service" (1950s); directory of PPCLI veterans in Saskatchewan (1970); PPCLI Association Saskatchewan Branch newsletter (1986); scrapbook mostly about PPCLI World War I experiences (1919-1940); The Illustrated London News, March 8, 1919, featuring Princess Patricia's wedding.

Schmitt, Cecil Gilbert

Cecil James Simpson fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 127
  • Fonds
  • Copied 2008 (originally created 1914-1919)

The fonds consists of copies of 8 pages from Cecil Simpson's notebook containing a chronology of his military service and nominal roll of 6 Platoon; uncaptioned photographs (copied from the original negatives) of Simpson, his wife, comrades, and family members; and copies of two items of French and Canadian currency autographed by Simpson and comrades.

Simpson, Cecil James

Charles Alexander Wake fonds

  • PPCLI 01.111
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1941

The fonds contains laser colour copies of Captain Charles Wake's scrapbook. Included are correspondence, recruitment statistics, newsclippings and photographs of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry officers.

Wake, Charles

Charles Petrie fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 134
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2006

The fonds documents Charles Petrie's experiences during the Korean War. Includes LCol Jim Stone's Order of the Day at the outset of the 2nd Battalion's deployment (1950 Nov 19); Charles Petrie's account of the Battle of KapYong (1951 Apr 25-26) based on his field notes and diary (1951 Mar 28-May 6); pass and photographs of the opening of armistice talks (1951 Oct 22); menu and magazine from Christmas Day spent in the British Commonwealth Hospital Kure; shipping schedule, Kure-Pusan; newsclippings; photographs; slides; and North Korean propaganda, safe conduct passes, and soldiers' documents.

Petrie, Charles A.

Charles Sydney Frost fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 6
  • Fonds
  • 1989 - 2009

The fonds includes 5 photographs of the ceremonies (1990) and plaque honouring the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry's crossing of the Ijssel River, Holland 11 April 1945, 4 photographs of the First Division Monument in Sicily, 1991, 3 photographs of the Apeldoorn National Parade, Holland, 2000 and 6 photographs of the ceremonies and reception (2000) to commemorate the liberation of Achterveld, Holland in 1945. Textual records include correspondence, reports, nominal rolls, and speeches related to the Canadian Forces Pilgrimages to Holland in 1990, 1994, 1998, 1999 and 2000 and the Pilgrimage to Sicily, 2000, and his appointment as an honorary citizen of Ispica, Sicily (1995). Includes a file of 6 photos and research materials contributed by Jan van Dyk regarding the liberation of Achterveld (2001). Includes the manuscript for Sydney Frost's memoirs, "Always a Patricia". Includes his obituary and messages of condolence.

Frost, Charles Sydney

Clayton W. Mowat fonds

  • PPCLI 01.70
  • Fonds
  • 1997-1998

The fonds contains 3 photographs of Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Veterans at the KapYong Memorial and at United Nations Cemetery at Pusan, Korea 1998. Also included is a newsclipping and informational flyer describing the Korean Veterans Wall of Remembrance unveiled at Meadowvale Cemetery in Brampton, Ontario 27 July 1997.

Mowat, Clayton

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