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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

Conrad Stephens fonds

  • PPCLI C130-2.1
  • Fonds
  • 1918 - 1955

The fonds consists of Conrad Stephens' memorabilia from the Dumbells, the musical and comedy troupe formed by the 3rd Canadian Division during the First World War which amalgamated with the PPCLI Comedy Company. After the War the troupe continued to tour Canada and the United States until 1929. Consists predominantly of publicity photos and portraits of the performers, many of them autographed. Includes a portrait of Stephens in his wartime uniform, a portrait of him as a veteran in the 1950s, and newsclippings about a reunion concert of the PPCLI Comedy Company mounted in 1955.

Stephens, Conrad

Cyrille Cedric Hoffman fonds

  • PPCLI 99.06
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1951

The fonds contains 16 photographs of the Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Korea, 1950-1951.

Hoffman, Cyril

David Luxford collection

  • PPCLI 01.105; 02.52
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2000

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.

Luxford, David

Donald Arthur Massie fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 41
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1963 (predominant 1937-1952)

The fonds includes an album maintained by Pte Donald A. Massie documenting his training and recreational experiences as a young member of the PPCLI at Work Point Barracks, Esquimalt BC, and other locations in British Columbia,1937-1939; includes two images from England, 1940, 1942. Includes a scrapbook (1931-1963) containing service records, postcards from friends, newsclippings, programs, business cards, ration cards, membership cards, handbills, receipts, bus tickets, table napkins, and other memorabilia of his military service and of his life.

Massie, Donald Arthur

Donald Copley fonds

  • PPCLI C70-1.1; 98.05
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1951

The fonds contains 11 photographs of members of 10 Platoon Dog Company, Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Korea, 1951; an album of photographs documenting Copley's experiences in basic training in Calgary and Wainwright and as a stretcher bearer in Korea, 1950-1951; 2 Japanese 78 rpm sound discs; and a newsclipping related to the Korean War.

Copley, Donald

Donald Hugh McMillan fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 91
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1945

The fonds contains 2 pieces of military scrip, 1 postcard, 4 Hitler stamps, 1 London Guide Book, 1 booklet containing 10 photo cards of the A. D. and M. Training Center, Woodstock, Ontario, 1 photo album (35 photographs) of the A. D. and M. Training Center, Woodstock, Ontario, 2 magazine articles and 2 training binders.

McMillan, Donald Hugh

Donald Munro fonds

  • PPCLI 02.55
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1999

The fonds contains correspondence, newsclippings, journal entries, pamphlets, booklets, video footage, travel ephemera and travel maps related to the Canadian Veterans Affairs Pilgrimage to Sicily and Italy in 1999. Also included are small maps of key battles fought by the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Sicily and Italy in World War Two and photocopies from the scrapbook of Donald Munro 1943-1945 depicting the activities of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry during the War. The photographs depict War Graves Commission cemeteries in Sicily and Italy and military members and students on the pilgrimage.

Munro, Donald

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