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Fonds F0138 - Robert Carter Fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU TMM F0138

Title

Robert Carter Fonds

Date(s)

  • 1900-1955 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

1 box containing:
1 cm of textual records
3 photographs
1 Dog Tag
1 Cigar clipper
1 Knife
1 Silver Case
8 pins
1 ribbon

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Name of creator

(1883-1955)

Biographical history

Robert Carter was born 29 May 1883 in Blackburn England. He took part in the Boer War under the British Border Regiment, serving from January 7 1902 until his discharge January 6 1914. After his discharge he moved to Canada and quickly enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during WWI where he served with the 50th and then the 49th battalion, CEF. During his service Robert Carter lost an eye. He was a member of the South African Veteran’s Association, the Army, Navy and Air Force Veteran’s Association, and the Canadian legion. After his many years of service Robert Carter passed away at the age of 71 April 13, 1955 in Calgary.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Carter's son, Sgt. Albert James (Jim) Carter August 26, 1998.

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Scope and content

The fonds contains records and photographs pertaining to the military activity of Robert Carter during the course of his service in the Boer war and in WWI.

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Accruals

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Conditions governing access

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.

Language of material

  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Fonds processed by Andjelka Susnjar, January 2020

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Archivist's note

The AtoM record was created by Andjelka Susnjar, January 2020.

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  • Shelf: 25 EW