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Roderick Middleton fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 49
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2007

The fonds includes programs, newsclippings, speeches, correspondence, nominal rolls, and photographs documenting Rod Middleton's military service and his activities in the PPCLI and Korea veterans' organizations. Includes his obituary and a biographical sketch, his reminiscences of the Korean War, including a reminiscence, "24 Hours in the Life of a Soldier". Includes documents, newsletters, and correspondence of the PPCLI Association and the Korea Veterans' Association. Includes correspondence, minutes, plans and reports regarding the PPCLI Museum, particularly the Hall of Honour and the Chapel of Remembrance, and the PPCLI Heritage Committee. Includes correspondence regarding planning and staging of events, Frezenberg anniversary (1985), Kapyong anniversaries (1976, 2001), Queen's visit (2005). Includes collected information on specific historical subjects, including Pte Harry Cochran, Sgt George Ross Thompson, the Battle of Kapyong, the Battle of Medak Pocket and Currie Barracks, and Work Point Barracks.

Middleton, Roderick

PPCLI colonels-in-chief photo collection

  • PPCLI P11
  • Collection
  • 1910-2017

This collection consists of images of the three individuals who have held the title of Colonel-in-Chief of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI). In the British Commonwealth military tradition, a regiment is theoretically headed by a colonel-in-chief, who is a member of the Royal Family or is otherwise a person of national prominence. Princess Patricia of Connaught, the namesake of PPCLI, was actually appointed Colonel-in-Chief on 22 February 1918. Upon her marriage to Captain Alexander Ramsay in February 1919 she relinquished the title of Princess and was subsequently addressed as Lady Patricia Ramsay. Upon her death in 1974, she was succeeded by her cousin Lady Patricia Brabourne. In 1979 she inherited her father’s estate and became Countess Mountbatten of Burma, but continued to be addressed informally as Lady Patricia. She retired as Colonel-in-Chief in 2007, and was succeeded by the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson.

James Arthur de Lalanne fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 12
  • Fonds
  • 1916 - 2013

The fonds consists of General de Lalanne's manual as an officer in the field (1916); a 1915-1917 history of the 60th Battalion (Victoria Rifles of Canada); personal correspondence (1946, 1970-1988); correspondence with the PPCLI Regimental Headquarters; correspondence with the PPCLI Association; correspondence with the PPCLI Association, Montreal Branch.

de Lalanne, James Arthur

Alec Herdy fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 115
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2013

The fonds consists of digital images of Alec Herdy's album relating to his 1980-1983 service in PPCLI (located in the Archives Main Computer, Born-Digital Records folder); a binder documenting course development of the Landmine Facilitator Training program of the Canadian Red Cross, Victoria, BC (ca. 2001-2002); notes on development of the education program at The Military Museums, Calgary, Alberta (2007); a poster produced as a tribute to Sgt William Niel Gow, a bugler with 2PPCLI; compilations of PPCLI wartime records produced for families of Sgt George C. Quartly, RSM "Jock" Anderson, Sir A.C. "Batty Mac" MacDonnell, L/Cpl C. Wynne and L/Cpl J.A. Wynne, and Pte L.E. Kramer (2010); and subject files consisting of photocopied articles, etc., on the Airborne Division during World War II, disbandment of the Canadian Airborne Regiment, the Devil's Brigade, Exercise Haines (1947), PPCLI in the Korean War, Korea maps, PPCLI dress, PPCLI history (to 1978), PPCLI in World War I, PPCLI in World War Ii, and Sanctuary Wood (compiled ca, 2009-ca. 2013)

Herdy, Alec

PPCLI memorials photograph collection

  • PPCLI P15
  • Collection
  • 1915-2000

This collection consists of photographs of gravesites, cemeteries, cenotaphs, and memorial events where members of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry were commemorated.

Individual Files photograph collection

  • PPCLI P400
  • Collection
  • ca. 1910-ca. 2000

The collection consists of formal and informal portraits of individual members of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, filed alphabetically by surname.

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Museum and Archives

Andrew Osland fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 120
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1962

The fonds consists of standing orders for Exercise Haines II (1948), a nominal roll of participants in Ex Haines II, standing orders for Exercise Cougar, a tactical exercise without troops (TEWT) (1957), correspondence regarding insurance for Andrew Osland's home (1959), a résumé of his qualifications as a boxing official (ca. 1960), and documents such as expense claims related to his role as liaison with the Canadian Rangers (1961-1962).

Osland, Andrew

Leslie H. Gault fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 119
  • Fonds
  • 1915-2015 (predominant 1986-2011)

The fonds consists of correspondence, articles, and photographs, mostly documenting the PPCLI Statue project, but also including research files on Andrew Hamilton Gault, the Gault family, and PPCLI.

Gault, Leslie Henderson

Royal Australian Regiment collection

  • PPCLI Collection 118
  • Collection
  • 1982-2000

The collection consists of 29 photos of Royal Australian Regiment training (1982); the Regimental Standing Orders (1983-1984); Duty First, the magazine of the Royal Australian Regiment Association (1992-2000, scattered issues); Kapyong Kronicle, the annual magazine of the 3rd Battalion of the Regiment (1998, 2000); and The Ram, magazine of the 8th/9th Battalion of the Regiment (1988).

Royal Australian Regiment

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