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The Military Museums Library and Archives William Hinman Duce Fonds
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Photographs

Photo 1: Unknown naval ship in St. John's harbor. Photo 2: Group of sailors. Mr. Duce is #4 in back row; Lewis Harris is #2 in the front row. Photo 3: Group of sailors: Duncan Weaver and Lewis Harris are identified as being in the front row Photo 4: Postcard photo of naval officers.

Digital photos show activities prior to WWI including Cardston Militia.

William Hinman Duce Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0058
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1994

Fonds consists of correspondence and photographs related to the naval service of William Hinman Duce during WWI. The subject of most of the correspondence is Duce's application, and appeal for entitlement to benefits under the War Veteran's Allowance Act.

Duce, William Hinman

Twenty Poems from Rudyard Kipling

Kipling, Rudyard. Twenty Poems from Rudyard Kipling. Toronto: The Macmillan Company, 1918.
Written on by Duce on front cover. Holograph transcription of "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" on inside back cover.

Correspondence

Handwritten and typed letters pertaining to a request by Mr. Duce for a veteran's allowance which was denied and appealed. Later his widow applied for a pension and was denied.

Donation related correspondence

Handwritten letter from donor. Tall Ships program and two newspaper articles about the Tall Ships event. The letter provides details of Mr. Duce's naval service. The Tall Ships items are included because Mr. Duce's grandson composed the Overture for the event.