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Fonds F0084 - Sidney Kaye Fonds

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Sidney Kaye Fonds


  • 1944-1945 (Creation)

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1 scrapbook: 6 cm of textual material

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(fl. 1920-1950)

Biographical history

There is little biographical information currently available for Sidney Kaye. During WWII he likely served in the Canadian Merchant Marine. Kaye's was captured and he was interned at the German prisoner of war camp Marlag und Milag Nord. His P.O.W. number was 90864. Based on the content of a scrapbook kept by Kaye, while at Marlag und Milag he make have acted as camp barber.

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Purchased from Aquila Books, October 2016.

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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.

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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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Earle G. Dolbel Fonds in the archives of the National Defence Headquarters Directorate of History and Heritage:

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