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Day, Ivan

  • Personne
  • 1915-1990

Ivor S. "Ivan" Day was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and joined the Navy in World War II. He married Reta Eve Quick (1918- ) in 1943 and settled in Victoria.

Davis, John M.

  • Personne

John M. Davis was a resident of Kelowna, British Columbia

Crawford, Robert D.

  • Personne

Robert D. Crawford was a resident of Calgary, Alberta.

Capital Theatre

  • Collectivité

The Capital Theatre in Calgary produced this film.

Canadian Freightways

  • Collectivité
  • 1935-

Canadian Freightways was established in 1935 by Chris Mikkelsen who hauled freight from Calgary to Lethbridge. The company began interlining with US based Consolidated Freightways and was eventually taken over by that firm. Len Huyser took over as manager in 1965 and Darshan Kailly in the 1980s.

Calgary Flying Club

  • Collectivité

The Calgary Flying Club originated as the Calgary Aero Club in 1927. The club provided training for new flyers and a base for recreational flying the in area.

Brown, Ernie

  • Personne

Ernie Brown was a resident of Calgary and worked for the Calgary Fire Department.

McLean, Joseph Alfred

  • Personne
  • 1893-

Joseph Alfred McLean was born in Bracebridge, Ontario in 1893. McLean moved to Calgary with his family where he worked briefly as a plumber before enlisting in the Canadian Expeditionary force in February of 1916. He served primarily with the 50th Battalion, rose to the rank of Lieutenant and was demobilized back to Canada on the 28th of January, 1920. He was awarded the Military Medal in 1917.

Grant, Kenneth Edward

  • Personne
  • 1916-1963

Kenneth Edward Grant was born in 1916 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Grant earned a bachelor of arts from the University of British Columbia in 1937. While there, he joined the Canadian Officer’s Training Corps and was commissioned as Second Lieutenant. After graduation he worked as a reporter for the Vancouver Sun. While there he met Gloria Pallister who worked in the advertising department and they were married in 1940. At the outbreak of WWII grant joined a reserve group in Vancouver, and eventually entered into the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve on January 1, 1941. He began his service aboard as a Sub-Lieutenant aboard HMCS Napanee. He occupied many roles during war, including serving as a member of naval training staff, as staff officer aboard HMCS Assiniboine, as first Lieutenant for HMCS Kokanee. Grant remained with the navy after the war, working as an officer with the Sea Cadets. In 1954 he joined HMCS Algonquin as First Lieutenant. In 1955 he was stationed with Ottawa in put in charge of Atomic, Biological and Chemical Defensive Warfare (ABCD) training. In 1960 Grant was given command of HMCS ‘Cap de la Madeleine and of the 9th Escort Squadron. On November 29th 1963, returning form Halifax, Grant was killed when Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 831 crashed just after take-off from Montreal.

Harmon, Jacob C.

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  • 1848-1930

Jacob Chrisman Harmon was born in Indiana and later lived in Iowa and South Dakota. He married Martha Adeline Harmon (1845-1914) in Black Hawk County, Iowa. The family eventually settled near Consort, Alberta. Martha died in Consort, and Jacob in St. Louis, Missouri.

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