Fonds Fonds 28 - Mike Levy fonds

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Mike Levy fonds

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PPCLI Fonds 28

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  • 1951-2007 (Creation)
    Levy, Mike

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0.5 cm of textual records. - 4 photographs

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Mike Levy, 1925-2007, was born in Bombay, India.and raised in Shanghai, China. At the onset of the Second World War he was interned at Lunghwa, a Japanese internment camp. In 1944 he escaped, joined the Special Operations Executive, a British commando group, and was engaged in guerrilla warfare in Malaya. After the war he settled in Vancouver, BC, married, and opened a restaurant. During the Korean War he was a Lieutenant commanding the 10th Platoon, D Company, Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Korea, and participated in the Battle of KapYong, 24-25 April 1951. He remained with the PPCLI during peacetime assignments in Germany, Vietnam, Cyprus, and the United States, retiring with the rank of Major. He was married to Marjorie Levy, and they had four children, Michael Guy, Don Garry, Linda Gay, and Paul Garth.

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The photograph was deposited with the Regimental Archives by Hub Gray. The obituaries were retrieved from the Internet.

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The fonds contains one photograph of 10 Platoon, D Coy, Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Korea, 1951; a file including photographs documenting the grant of Mike Levy's coat of arms by the Chief Herald of Canada; and obituaries.

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Gift of Mike Levy, 1998, 2005 and retrieved from the Internet, 2015.


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Record No. 98.25, 05.02, A2015.022

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