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Norma Stowe Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0074
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1945, 2012

Fonds consists of material gathered and created by Norma Stowe during her time of service during WWII in the South African Military Nursing Service. Stowe sent letters home from both South Africa and Cairo where she was stationed as a nurse working for the South African Army. These letters are arranged chronologically in the Correspondence series. Photographs, which were likely originally sent as enclosures, are arranged in the Photographs series. Other material, including ephemera, certificates, and military documentation, is arranged in thematic series corresponding to the folders in which the material was received into the archives.

Stowe, Norma Kathleen

Ithel Davies Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0076
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1919

Fonds consists of a three volume transcript of an original diary by Ithel Davies. The diary describes his experiences during World War One as a service member of the British Expeditionary Forces and is notable for its intimate account of the Gallipoli Campaign and the Battle of the Somme. Diary transcriptions have been bound and supplemented by the donor with maps, photocopied photographs, and relevant transcribed correspondence.

Davies, Ithel

Albert Frederick Tigerstedt Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0077
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1987

The Albert Frederick Tigerstedt fonds consists predominantly of black and white photographs taken by Tigerstedt during his time of naval service during WWII as the head of the naval photography unit for the Royal Canadian Navy. The majority of photographs have no captions or dates. Best guesses have been made. Fonds have been divided thematically into 6 series:

  1. Tigerstedt Studio
  2. Family and Friends
  3. Places - Canada
  4. Royal Canadian Navy
  5. Harbours
  6. Miscellaneous

Tigerstedt, Albert Frederick

Kay Haughey Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0078
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1943

Fonds consists of one original binder of material containing sketches, CWAC training notes, and signature pages.

Haughey, Kay

Malcolm Smith Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0082
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1945

Fonds consists of photos and a single textual item collected by Malcolm Smith during his time of service during WWII.

Smith, Malcolm Sanders

Unknown Officer's Trench Photograph Album

  • CA ACU TMM F0083
  • Fonds
  • [1914-1919]

Consists of one photo album containing original black and white photography. Photographs include trench images, informal group portraiture, military marching, and grave sites. Some photos have captions on verso. Album is inscribed on first page "Wishing you a Merry Xmas from [Dad?]". Association of the album with the Royal Scots is based on the contents of a grave site photograph.

Unknown British Officer

Sidney Kaye Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0084
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1945

Fonds consists of a scrapbook entitled Memories of Prisoner of War Life. The scrapbook was made in "A Wartime Log: A Remembrance from Home Through the Canadian Y.M.C.A". The scrapbook was kept by Sidney Kaye and includes mementos, sketches and remembrances of his time at the Marlag und Milag prisoner-of-war camp.

Kaye, Sidney

John Ross Mackay Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0085
  • Fonds
  • 1939-2014

Accession consists of 3 folders and 3 bound books of unpublished records relating to the WWII military career of John Ross Mackay. Includes a mixture of original and photocopied service records, photographs, and letters.

Mackay, John Ross

Allan Frazer Hay Fonds

  • CA ACU TMM F0086
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1994 (predominant 1941-1945)

Accession consists predominantly of photographs related to Hay's time of service during WWII. The photographs capture the activities of R.C.A.F. No. 403 (Wolf) Squadron in action in different areas of the war, including Belgium, Holland, France, and England. Of particular interest are images taken during Operation Overlord depicting Caen, France, and the Juno Beach landing. Most of the photographs are originals; roughly half of them are captioned.

Also includes a small amount of clippings, and military service records.

Hay, Allan Frazer

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