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Fonds F0068 - Charles and Frederick Knights Fonds
CA ACU TMM F0068
Charles and Frederick Knights Fonds
- 1914-2003 (Creation)
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2 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Charles Richards Knights was born in December 15, 1891 in Wanstead, Essex England. After emigration to Canada as a boy he settled with his family in the Calgary, Alberta area. During WWI Knights enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force on April 14 1916 as a member of the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles. He was killed in action October 26, 1917.
Name of creator
Frederick Anthony Knights was born in Hermon Hill, Essex England on July 2 1893. As a boy he emigrated with his family to Canada and settled in the Calgary, Alberta area. During WWI, Knights enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force on September 24, 1914 and served with the 10th Battalion. He was killed in action on February 27, 1915.
Majority of items appear to have been collected by Ruth Knights, sister to Frederick and Charles Knights.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Toni Welch, grand-niece of Frederick and Charles Knights [?], February 2012. Accession: 2012.008.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of material pertaining to the military experience of brothers Frederick and Charles Knights during WWI. Material is divided into 3 series: Letters, Photographs, Clippings.
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No further accruals are expected.
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No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Archival materials do not circulate and must be consulted in the TMM Library and Archives Reading Room. Duplication of materials in the collection may be subject to copyright and other restrictions. Please contact TMM Library and Archives staff for guidance on reproduction.
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Fonds processed by Jason Nisenson, March 2016.
This AtoM record was created by Jason Nisenson, March 2016.