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Frederick S. Welsh fonds

  • PPCLI C40-7.1, C40-7.2, C40-7.3, C180-4.1, C180-4.1a, C180-4.2
  • Archief
  • 1940-1947

The fonds consists of 6 scrapbooks containing newsclippings about the Second World War, and postcards, greeting cards, and letters from soldiers who frequented Welsh's Hamburgers. Includes a few photographs and other memorabilia.

Welsh, Frederick S.

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Headquarters fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 43
  • Archief
  • 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

Roderick Middleton fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 49
  • Archief
  • 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 of the Regiment photo collection

  • PPCLI P12
  • Collectie
  • 1941-2015

The honorary title of Colonel of the Regiment (CoR) of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) was initiated by the Regimental Executive Committee (REC) in October 1958, with permission of Army Headquarters. The title was limited to serving or retired officers of PPCLI holding the rank of Colonel or higher. The CoR participated in parades and other ceremonies, and was an ex officio member of the REC. The founder of the Regiment, Brigadier-General A. Hamilton Gault, was the first to hold the title, however, he died in the same month as his appointment, November 1958. He was succeeded by Major-General Cameron Bethel Ware, who held the title from 1959 to 1977. Thereafter, Colonels of the Regiment were appointed for 3-year terms, which could be renewed once. The collection consists of formal portraits of Colonels of the Regiment, and photos of them in ceremonial and other situations. The photos are grouped into series by their names in consecutive order: Cameron Bethel Ware, George Grenville Brown, William Benjamin Scott Sutherland, Reginald Stuart Graham, Herbert Chesley Pitts, C. William Hewson, A.J.G.D. de Chastelain, Robert I. Stewart, J.E.L. Gollner, Raymond R. Crabbe, W. Brian Vernon, Vincent W. Kennedy. Includes Col. Sutherland's collection of historical photos.

Gordon Appelbe Smith fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 15
  • Archief
  • 1942-2016

The fonds contains 8 photographs of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry officers prior to inspection by Lady Patricia Ramsay at Seaford, Sussex England and prior to embarking for Sicily in June 1943. Also included are 2 photographs of Lieutenant Gordon Smith wounded in Sicily, 2 of him sketching and resting during a bivouac, one of his friend Capt. George Corkett; an obituary of Rowan Coleman; a 1996 photocopy of regimental history pages which mention Gordon Smith; and 3 messages delivered to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry while enroute to and after landing in Sicily, June/July 1943. Includes 4 photographs of wartime paintings, an autobiographical sketch, and a reminiscence on the invasion of Sicily. Includes 2 photos of him at work in his art studio in his late 90s; and obituaries written after his death.

John Graham Wallace Mills fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 23
  • Archief
  • 1942-1995

The fonds contains Wally Mills's obituary and elegy, military certificates and Military Cross citation (1943-1969), Israeli driver's licence (1969), song sheets, regulation manuals, trooping programmes and 98 photographs chronicling Mills's military service. The photographs include some images of Lance Corporal Mills in England in 1942, the Second Battalion in Germany 1953-1955, Recruit Classes from May 1964 to February 1967 and group photographs of the staff at the Canadian Joint Air Training Centre from c1959 to 1966. Also included are a collection of photographs of an overseas United Nations tour, probably Pakistan. Includes a hand-made poster presented upon his retirement from Edmonton Public School Board (1984).

Mills, John Graham Wallace

Jean Pariseau fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 22
  • Archief
  • 1943-1995

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).

Pariseau, Jean

Harry D. Lyndon fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 95
  • Archief
  • 1943-1977

The fonds contains 19 photographs and photocopies of 4 pages from a photograph album, all depicting members of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Italy during the Second World War. Also included are 12 photographs of the Colonel-In-Chief's visit to Currie Barracks, Calgary 1977, newsclippings of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Italy, a leaflet on German words of command and various bank notes and military script.

Lyndon, Harry D.

Loyal Edmonton Regiment collection

  • PPCLI Collection 38
  • Collectie
  • 1944-2008

The collection consists of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment's war diary for May-September 1944; a poster commemorating its 75th anniversary (1990); a recruiting brochure (ca. 2000); information on the naming of geographical features of the Edmonton housing development Village at Griesbach; and programs for regimental parades (2007, 2008).

Loyal Edmonton Regiment

John K. Palmer fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 102
  • Archief
  • Photocopied 2001 (originally created 1944)

The fonds consists of photocopies of a photograph of 4 members of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Italy, 1944; a fascist propaganda leaflet; and a PPCLI Christmas card also from Italy.

Palmer, John K.

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