Fonds Fonds 66 - Thomas Dougall fonds

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Thomas Dougall fonds

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PPCLI Fonds 66

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  • 1939-2000 (Creation)
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    Dougall, Thomas

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12 cm textual records. - 8 photographs

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(1923-2000)

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H 8167 Thomas MacKenzie Dougall was born 19 February 1923 at St. Boniface, Manitoba. He earned B.A. and LL.B. degrees at the University of Manitoba. He joined the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) in the field as a Lieutenant on 26 May 1944. He fought with the Regiment in Italy but was struck off strength from 25 December 1944 until 1 April 1945. He then served with the PPCLI in Holland until being struck off strength again on 22 June 1945, this time to the 4th Royal Winnipeg Regiment. After completing his Law degree, he worked in Calgary, Alberta for Chevron Canada as manager of its Land Department. He was married to Doris Dougall, and they had two children, Susan (Bulmer) and Tom Jr. Tom was a volunteer at the PPCLI Regimental Museum from 1990 until he passed away on 10 June 2000 at the age of 77.

Custodial history

The records were in the possession of Tom Dougall, son of Thomas Dougall.

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The fonds contains training manuals, King's Regulations and Orders, newsclippings, correspondence and miscellaneous recollections, maps, poems and battle accounts covering Lieutenant Dougall's service with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry during the Second World War. Also included are newsletters and newsclippings related to Dougall's membership in the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association and a programme and correspondence surrounding his funeral 16 June 2000. Photographic images include 4 photographs of Tom Dougall and others in Italy and Germany 1944-1955, 2 photographs of modern day Italy, 1 photograph of the Museum Volunteer luncheon, 1997 and 1 photograph of family and friends at Tom Dougall's funeral, 2000.

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Gift of Tom Dougall Jr., 2001.

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Tom Dougall's obituary and funeral program are located in Collection 1, file 71(86)-2.

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Record No. 01.93

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