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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

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.

Ray Stephens fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 46, C100.1.1
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1938

The fonds contains an annotated album documenting Stephens' PPCLI experiences (1936-1978); "Studies for the E flat Tuba", a scrapbook compiled by bandsmen Harry Armstrong and W. Ray Stephens (1928-1939); photographs of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Band ( ca. 1936-ca. 1939). a letter from Stephens reminiscing on the Band (1990); a copy of a program for the band concert "Anniversary Antics" (1939); collected messages from commanding officers (ca. 1919-1944); and collected safe conduct passes issued during World War II and the Korean War.

Stephens, Ray

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

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Headquarters fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 43
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2015

The fonds contains office files, annual reports, certificates of change of command, photographs, after action reports, directives, instructions, posters, programmes and video and audio tapes relating to regimental ceremonies and Exercise Ric-A-Dam-Doo.

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Regimental Headquarters

Hub Gray fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 42
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2003

The fonds contains photographs (prints and negatives) of Exercise Sweetbriar and the Korean War (1950-1951); 31 slides illustrating Hub Gray's PPCLI service from 1950 to 1953; 13 photographs of the dedication ceremony of the Radar Hill Memorial, Tofino, BC (1998); and 11 photographs of the Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Trooping (2001). Includes researched reports on the events of the Battle of KapYong; and a copy of Gray's book Beyond the Danger Close.

Gray, Hub

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

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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