Archief Fonds 12 - James Arthur de Lalanne fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area


James Arthur de Lalanne fonds

Algemene aanduiding van het materiaal

Parallelle titel

Overige titelinformatie

Title statements of responsibility

Titel aantekeningen



referentie code

PPCLI Fonds 12



Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Datering archiefvorming


  • 1916 - 2013 (Vervaardig)
    de Lalanne, James Arthur

Fysieke beschrijving

Fysieke beschrijving

10 cm of textual records. - 2 photographs

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archivistische beschrijving

Naam van de archiefvormer



James Arthur "Jimmy" de Lalanne, or deLalanne, 1897-1988, was born in Montreal, Quebec. He was educated in the public schools of Montreal and at McGill University, where he was a member of the Canadian Officer Training Corps. In September 1915 he joined Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in the field as a private. In May 1916 he was commissioned and transferred to the 60th Battalion (Victoria Rifles of Canada). At the end of the Battle of Vimy Ridge he was the leader of the patrol that liberated the village of Vimy. During the war he was wounded three times and gassed three times. He was awarded the Military Cross with bar. Returning to civilian life, he completed his education at McGill and entered the profession of chartered accountant. He married Mildred Eakin, and they had a son, James. At the onset of the Second World War he returned to active duty. He served in various staff positions and retired in 1945 with the position of Vice Adjutant General and with the rank of Brigadier General. He was invested as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. In civilian life he served in a number of significant positions at various times and received numerous honors. He was national president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants; alderman and mayor of the City of Westmount, Quebec; and president of the Graduates’ Society of McGill University. He served veterans’ organizations as Grand President of the Royal Canadian Legion; Honorary Governor of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires; president of the Montreal United Services Institute; and president of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Association.

Geschiedenis beheer

Bereik en inhoud

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.


Materiële staat

Directe bron van verwerving


Taal van het materiaal

Schrift van het materiaal

Plaats van originelen

Beschikbaarheid in andere opslagformaten

Restrictions on access

Termen voor gebruik, reproductie en publicatie.


Associated materials

Other materials from General de Lalanne's collection including biographical information and records of his funeral are held in the PPCLI Association Collection, Collection 1, files 31(25.1 to 25.4)-3. Photos of him are located in P400, the Individual Files.

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standaard nummer


Onderwerp trefwoord

Geografische trefwoorden

Naam ontsluitingsterm

Genre access points


Identificatie van het beschrijvingsrecord

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Regels of conventies


Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Taal van de beschrijving

Schrift van de beschrijving


Voorwaarden voor raadpleging en gebruik

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres