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John Joseph Miller Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0126
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1980

Fonds consists mainly material related to Miller's service during World War II. There are also post-service that include a letter of reference and an obituary.
The collection is divided into 3 series:

  1. World War II memorabilia
  2. Photographs
  3. Post World War II items

Miller, John Joseph

Ronald Stanley Holcroft Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0088
  • Fonds
  • 1939-2014

Fonds consists of records kept by Ronald Holcroft as keepsakes of his time spent at Stalag VIIIB (later Stalag-344) near Lamsdorf, Germany during WWII. Fonds also includes an unpublished memoir of his war experience written in 2014 with the help of his daughter.

Holcroft, Ronald Stanley

Albert Robert Meers fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0133
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1988

Consists of material, mostly photographs, attesting to the WWII naval career of Albert Robert Meers. Material is divided into three series:

  1. Photographs
  2. Correspondence
  3. Miscellaneous

Meers, Albert Robert

Gerald M. Beugin Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0005
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1945

The Gerald M. Beugin fonds consists of thirteen lined notebooks in which Beugin tracked the daily progress of WWII as it was recorded by the Free Press Prairie Farmer, a weekly publication of the Winnipeg Free Press. The fonds is comprised of one series: Notebooks.

Beugin, Gerald M.

Audrey Cochran Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0069
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1945

Fonds consists of one photo album and associated loose photos. The photographs predominantly relate to Cochran's military career with the RCAF during the year of WWII. Some photographs are captioned, presumably in Cochran's hand.

Cochrane, Audrey

John Edisforth Heward Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0093
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1945

Consists of textual and photographic material related to the WWII career of John Edisforth Heward. Of particular note is the connection to his sinking of U889 (TG W6) while he was Captain of HMCS Rockcliffe.

Files include:

  1. Clippings: News clippings regarding: visit to Summerside PEI, the sinking of U889, Heward's being mentioned in dispatches
  2. Photographs: 48 b+w images of ships at seas some with crews visible ; photographs pf HMCS Rockcliffe including one of Officers on bridge of U889 ; portraits of Heward
  3. Heward's accounts: of his mission to St. Malo ; "A Brief History of HMCS Rockcliffe"

Heward, John Edisforth

S.B. Bryant Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0105
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1944

Consists of a photo album containing a number of photographs and postcards, a collage of photos entitled “Pals”, several loose photographs and one telegram.

The photographs predominantly depict life on the ship. There are also a number of Prince Rupert postcards.

Bryant, S.B.

Elsa Alsgard Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0035
  • Fonds
  • 1940 - 1946

Fonds consists of materials gathered by Elsa Alsgard during the time of her activity as a Nursing Sister during WWII. It is divided into four series:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Photographs
  3. Military Records
  4. Pamphlets and Ephemera

Alsgard, Elsa Othelia

Jack Griffin Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0037
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1945

Fonds consists of black and white photographs relevant to the wartime experiences of Jack Griffin during WWII. Subject matter is military training, portraits, and unit photographs. Some photographs are labelled on verso.

Griffin, Jack

William Ziegler Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0072
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1999

The William Ziegler Fonds consists predominantly of material gathered and used by Ziegler during his time as an officer in the Canadian Military during WWII. This includes detailed official battle histories written immediately post conflict by the commanding officer for operational purposes, a draft of Ziegler's unpublished autobiography, and notes taken by Ziegler in his capacity as Deputy Commander of the Hannover Region in Germany following WWII. The fonds is divided into 4 series:

  1. Ziegler Biographical
  2. Battle and Unit Histories
  3. Operations Related Material
  4. Miscellaneous

Ziegler, William Smith

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