The fonds consists predominantly of copies of photographs documenting Copp’s experiences in parachute training, in the Korean War, and on leave in Japan. Includes a few original photographs; copies of caricatures; copies of North Korean propaganda leaflets; copies of Japanese handbills and business cards; a copy of a map of South Korea (ca. 1950); a copy of a guide to the United Nations Military Cemetery, Tanggok (Pusan), Korea [ca. 1952]; and a few newsclippings (2003). Includes pamphlets, envelope, and souvenir paper shopping bag
This collection consists of photographs of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) activities from the formation of the Regiment on 11 August 1914 to its demobilization from wartime service on 20 March 1919. Includes group portraits, and photos of unidentified individuals.
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Museum and Archives
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.
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.
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.
The fonds contains a Royal Canadian Airforce pilot's flight log book with entries from 1948 to 1954 and 1965 to 1975 for flights taken in various aircraft including the Tiger Moth, Hadrian and Glider. Includes a group portrait of the first 6 graduates of the glider pilots' course, Rivers, Man., 1949. Includes a 2001 letter containing information and anecdotes of his military career.
The fonds contains collected photos of Pariseau with captions (ca. 1983), extracts from his autobiography (ca. 1983), souvenirs from his Order of Canada investiture (1990) and the pre-publication edition of his autobiography "Just Another Patricia: A Canadian's Story" (1995).
The fonds contains John Mullett's service papers and souvenirs of his tour of duty including foreign currency, information booklets, maps, programs (for ceremonies, sporting events, and cultural events), invitations, menus, ration cards and leave passes collected by Major Mullett during his travels through England, Italy, France, Brussels and Holland 1943-1946. 14 battle maps have been transferred to the map collection.
The fonds contains a Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry nominal roll and photocopied scrapbook pages containing various newsclippings of the Canadian Army in Korea, 1950-1953, ration cards, military scrip, a letter from a Korean orphan, identification cards, safe conduct passes and North Korean propaganda. Includes news items about Rose Marie Stumpf of Olds, Alberta, the PPCLI's "sweetheart"; and the court-martial of Pte. Glen R. Blank and others convicted for an attack on a Korean family.