Fonds F0024 - Fred Billings Fonds

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Fred Billings Fonds


  • 1918-1919 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 box containing:
2 cm of textual records
4 photographs

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Fred Charles Billings was born on August 3rd, 1890 in Lindsay, Ontario. A farmer by trade, Billings enlisted with the 1st Battalion Manitoba Regiment in June of 1918 and served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France as a member of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Working Company during WWI.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Gordon Billings, June 14, 2007.
Accession 2007.041.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of materials created or gathered by Fred Billings in his capacity as a soldier in the Canadian army during the final year of WWI. Materials are divided into four series:

  1. Service Records
  2. Postcards
  3. Pamphlets
  4. Photographs

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No further accruals are expected.

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Conditions governing access

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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  • English

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Existence and location of originals

The original service records for Fred Billings are held by Library and Archives Canada.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Fonds processed by Yvonne Hinks, March 2014.




Archivist's note

This AtoM record was created by Jason Nisenson, July 2015.

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