This collection consists of photographs of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) activities from 1939 to 1945. The Regiment performed guard duty in England, and saw action in Sicily, Italy, and Holland. The collection Includes action shots, souvenir postcards, and group portraits created and collected by members of the Regiment.
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).
The collection consists of printed materials produced by the Royal Winnipeg Rifles: 75th anniversary historical pamphlet (1958); announcement of re-dedication of the Volunteer Monument and granting of the Freedom of the City (1968); Centennial program pocket edition (1983); One hundredth anniversary [souvenir program] (1983); newsletter: The Devil's blast / The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Association. - Vol. 8, no. 3 (1990 Sept.).
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Museum and Archives
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).
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.