Fonds F0036 - Leo Patrick Griffin Fonds

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Leo Patrick Griffin Fonds


  • 1916-1944 (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records
8 photographs

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Biographical history

Leo Patrick Griffin was born on February 7, 1890 in Arthur, Ontario. At the time of his enlistment (June 4, 1916) he was a marine engineer, becoming a member of the 211th Overseas Battalion. Pte Griffin was killed in action on August 26, 1918 and was buried in the Wancourt (France) British Cemetery. At the time of his death he was with the 28th Battalion.

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Donated by Joseph M. Griffin. January 6, 2006.
Accession: 2009.015

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Fonds consists of black and white group and individual portrait photographs related to Leo Griffith's wartime experiences as a member of the 28th Battalion. Also includes Griffith's enlistment certificate, one Christmas card, and a photocopy of p. 297 of The First World War Book of Remembrance with Griffin's listing highlighted.

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No restrictions on access.

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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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Fonds processed in 2009. Reprocessed in 2015 by Jason Nisenson.




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

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