Fonds Fonds 77 - Walter Frederick Hayden fonds

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Walter Frederick Hayden fonds

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PPCLI Fonds 77

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  • 1920-1924 (Creation)
    Hayden, Walter Frederick

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12 photographs

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Walter Frederick Hayden 1901-1987, joined the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry ca. 1919 (too late to see action) and was discharged ca. 1924. He was the Canadian welterweight boxing champion for 3 years, played lacrosse for the Vancouver Burrards and was the trainer for the Bralorne Golddiggers hockey team, 1938-1940. He had a successful athletic career in soccer, rugby, basketball (though only 5'5"), tennis, and as a distance runner. During the Second World War he was a welder for the Burrard Shipyards in North Vancouver and stayed there until retirement at the age of 67. He died at the age of 86.

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The records were in the possession of Doug Hayden, son of Walter Hayden.

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The fonds contains 8 mounted photographs, 2 laser photographs, 1 print and 1 panoramic photograph. Includes a group photo of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in 1920, Indoor Baseball Team, 1921, Garrison Lacrosse Team, 1922, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Runners, 1922, PPCLI Basketball Team, 1923, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Band, 1924, Garrison Boxing Tournament winners, 1924, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on Parade, 1924.

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Gift of Doug Hayden, 1998.


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Record No. 98.27

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  • English

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