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CAMP HUGHES, MANITOBA fonds

  • CA CPA 1988.173, 1988.249, 1991.18, 1993.05, 2007.08, 2008.11
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1919

Fonds consists of black and white photographs showing presentation of colours to the 100th Battalion (1916), the 203 Battalion C.E.F. (1916), "Ready For Active Service" booklet (1916), 44th Battalion (1915), men on horses (1912). Also one photograph of the CPR Section House at Camp Hughes taken by Frank Smale in 1937. Accession 2008.11 consists of 6 pages photocopied from the magazine Esprit de Corps, Vol 15, Issue 6, and is a description of Camp Sewell, the 44th Manitoba Battalion and the 46th South Saskatchewan Battalion (the Suicide Battalion) and their activities at Camp Sewell and in and around Carberry. The article was written by James L. McWilliams.

Canada. National Defence. Camp Hughes

ROYAL AIR FORCE, BRITISH COMMONWEALTH TRAINING STATION NO. 33 collection

  • CA CPA 1988.23, 1991.37, 1992.132, 1993.09, 1993.46, 1995.64, 1997.04
  • Fonds
  • [1940]-1991, predominant [1940]-1945

Collection consists of the RAF Rag newspapers, correspondence regarding local training casualties, the daily diary kept by the Commanding officer of the station, copies of the station magazine "Gen" dated August to December 1942 and February to April 1943, a copy of the Wartime Souvenir booklet about Carberry, newspaper clippings relating to the station, personnel lists and casualty records. Black and white photographs show buildings, layout of runways, airplanes, also one photograph of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets #262 Carberry Squadron.

Royal Air Force, British Commonwealth Training Station No. 33