Fonds 02.59 - James S. Mullan fonds

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James S. Mullan fonds

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PPCLI 02.59

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6 cm of textual records - 94 photographs

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H 3021 James S. "Jim" Mullan was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 26, 1915 to an immigrant family from Scotland. He joined the Winnipeg Light Infantry in 1931 and attained the rank of Sergeant, Vickers Machine Gun Platoon. He joined the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 24 November 1939 as a Private and was promoted to Corporal the next day. In England he was assigned to the Anti-Tank Platoon, Headquarters Company. Promoted to Sergeant he was Struck Off Strength 5 March 1942. In 1941 he married an Englishwoman, Phyllis Ward. He died in Winnipeg on December 28, 2001.

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The records were in the possession of Ann Hunter, daughter of James S. Mullan.

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The fonds contains 5 booklets of poetry and autobiographical prose written by James S. Mullan about his early adulthood and his service in the military. The photographs depict members of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association, Saskatchewan Branch in Regina and at the 75th and 80th Anniversary celebrations in Calgary, Alberta, 1989 and 1994. Included is an informal portrait taken during World War II.

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Gift of Anne Hunter, 2002.


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Record No. 02.59

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