Fonds Fonds 99 - Jean Bernard Grison fonds

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Jean Bernard Grison fonds

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PPCLI Fonds 99

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  • 1998-2005 (Creation)
    Grison, Jean Bernard

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9 photographs

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Born 1 May 1932 at Ottawa, Ontario, Jean Bernard Grison graduated from Ottawa Tech as an Auto Mechanic in 1950. Jean Grison joined the Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 15 August 1950 as Private C 850321 and took his basic training at Sarcee Camp in Calgary, Alberta. After sailing from Seattle in November 1950 he arrived in Pusan, Korea with the Second Battalion in December and served in D Company, Headquarters Platton. He was with the Second Battalion when they made their valiant stand at KapYong, Korea 24-25 April 1951 and was honourably discharged from the military in 1955. Following the service he worked as a radio and TV serviceman and then as a sales-merchandiser in the hardware trade in Montreal until retiring in 2000. In 2003 he was living in Omerville, Quebec.

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The fonds contains photographs of the dedication ceremony of the Radar Hill Memorial, Tofino, BC (1998); reunions of 2PPCLI veterans of KapYong in Ottawa and in Korea (2003); and a visit to the Radar Hill Memorial (2005).

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Gift of Jean Bernard Grison, 2000.


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Record Nos. 20.13, 06.32

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