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Fonds F0038 - Gordon Gilmour Fonds

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Gordon Gilmour Fonds


  • 1916-1919 (Creation)

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4 cm of textual material
5 pamphlets
18 photographs

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Gordon Gilmour was born in Doe Lake, Ontario on February 19th, 1890. Prior to his enlistment with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during WWI he worked as a farmer in the area of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. During the war, Gilmour served with the 229th Battalion and was wounded at Passchendaele. Following the war, Gilmour returned home to Saskatchewan, ultimately settling in Carrot River. Gordon Gilmour died in 1962.

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Fonds consists of material gathered and/or created by Gordon Gilmour and his wife during the course of Gilmour's activities as a soldier during WWI. The fonds is divided into 5 series: Correspondence, Photographs, Military Records, Souvenirs, and Miscellaneous.

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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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  • English

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The digitized service records of Gordon Gilmour at Library and Archives Canada can be found here:

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Fonds processed in September 2015 by Jason Nisenson.




Archivist's note

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

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  • Shelf: EW 3-1-4