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Russ Piche fonds
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PPCLI Fonds 51
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- Piche, Russ
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267 photographs. - 0.5 cm of textual records. - 1 video cassette
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Russ Piche was a member of the First Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Korea 1950-1951. He was with the Pioneer Corps and was discharged after Korea. He was an active member of the PPCLI Association and a volunteer with the PPCLI Heritage Committee in the 1990s and 2000s. He was living in Calgary, Alberta in 2014.
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The fonds contains 267 digital copies of photographs (mostly uncaptioned) from an album loaned for copying related to the 1st Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry tour in Korea, 1951-1952; 2 newsclippings; a collected program from a Trooping the Colour ceremony, Work Point Barracks, 1958; and a collected VHS video cassette, "The Korean War after 50 Years" produced by Arirang TV (2001).
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Gift of Russ Piche, 1997-2010.
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There are no restrictions on the records.
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An item list is available.
Further accruals are expected.
Record No. 97.55.01; 98.62; 20.05; unaccessioned donation and loan
An image of Russ Piche with other members of the 1PPCLI Pioneer Platoon is located at Collection 1, file 111(21)-1.
A recording of an interview with Russ Piche is located in Fonds 36.
Copies of the photographs from Piche's album may be viewed on the Archives Main Computer, using search term "piche".
The video cassette and a DVD copy are located at V 184 in the video collection area.
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