Fonds Fonds 51 - Russ Piche fonds

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Russ Piche fonds

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PPCLI Fonds 51

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  • 1951-2001 (Creation)
    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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Record No. 97.55.01; 98.62; 20.05; unaccessioned donation and loan

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An image of Russ Piche with other members of the 1PPCLI Pioneer Platoon is located at Collection 1, file 111(21)-1.

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A recording of an interview with Russ Piche is located in Fonds 36.

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Copies of the photographs from Piche's album may be viewed on the Archives Main Computer, using search term "piche".

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The video cassette and a DVD copy are located at V 184 in the video collection area.

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  • English

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