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Aerial photograph of the Royal Canadian Air Force training camp

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55551
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of what appears to be the Royal Canadian Air Force training camp at Vernon, B.C.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-026
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 11 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of what appears to be the Royal Canadian Air Force training camp at Vernon, B.C.
Photographer
Kermod, Douglas
Subjects
Public Services - Military Services
Buildings - Military
Aerial Photographs
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Images
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Affidavit re proof of age for Elmer Wilson Martin

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumtextualrecord15105
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
16 May 1946
Collection/Fonds
Elmer Wilson Martin fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
2 p.
Scope and Content
Item consists of an Affidavit in the Matter of Proof of Age for Elmer Wilson Martin. The Affidavit is signed on May 16, 1946 by Elmer Wilson Martin's mother, Bethia Martin and is signed proof of his date of birth in Saskatchewan and is signed by a Notary Public, Alexander J. Gordon.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Elmer Wilson Martin fonds
Series
E.W. Martin military records and photographs series
Date
16 May 1946
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
2 p.
Accession Code
BV019.40.43
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item consists of an Affidavit in the Matter of Proof of Age for Elmer Wilson Martin. The Affidavit is signed on May 16, 1946 by Elmer Wilson Martin's mother, Bethia Martin and is signed proof of his date of birth in Saskatchewan and is signed by a Notary Public, Alexander J. Gordon.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Cards
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Martin, Elmer Wilson
Martin, Bethia "Bertie" Snell
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
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Air force cadets

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55560
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 4.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of six air force cadets standing together in two rows outside their barracks in Vernon. Each of the three cadets in the front row have cigarettes in their hands. Written on the back of the photograph is: "Some of the boys on the porch." John Shaw is the third from the left; the rest are …
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-035
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 4.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of six air force cadets standing together in two rows outside their barracks in Vernon. Each of the three cadets in the front row have cigarettes in their hands. Written on the back of the photograph is: "Some of the boys on the porch." John Shaw is the third from the left; the rest are unidentified.
Subjects
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Occupations - Military Personnel
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Shaw, John Horace "Jack"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Images
Less detail

Air force cadet singing group

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55553
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of fifteen air force cadets performing on stage at a show in Calgary, Alberta. John Shaw was a part of this musical group and he has written on the back of the picture: "The Captain looks a little nervous in this one, he's biting his lip. Sgt. Moody, leaning on the piano, takes the scrip…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-028
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of fifteen air force cadets performing on stage at a show in Calgary, Alberta. John Shaw was a part of this musical group and he has written on the back of the picture: "The Captain looks a little nervous in this one, he's biting his lip. Sgt. Moody, leaning on the piano, takes the script. Syd Bending is violinist, darn good too."
Photographer
Tigerstedt Studio
Subjects
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Occupations - Military Personnel
Musical Instruments
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Bending, Syd
Moody, Sgt.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Images
Less detail

Air force office

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55559
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of the office where John Shaw worked during his time with the Royal Canadian Air Force. John has written on the back of the photograph: "The orderly room again. Can't see a heck of a lot though. Should have been a time exposure."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-034
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of the office where John Shaw worked during his time with the Royal Canadian Air Force. John has written on the back of the photograph: "The orderly room again. Can't see a heck of a lot though. Should have been a time exposure."
Subjects
Buildings - Military
Furniture
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Air force office

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55561
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 6.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of an air force office. John Shaw has written on the back of the picture: "The Orderly Room. Corporal Honey in the foreground leaning on the counter which holds all our forms in those pigeon holes you can see."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-036
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 6.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of an air force office. John Shaw has written on the back of the picture: "The Orderly Room. Corporal Honey in the foreground leaning on the counter which holds all our forms in those pigeon holes you can see."
Subjects
Occupations - Military Personnel
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Buildings - Military
Furniture
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Honey, Corporal
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Air Force personnel

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55531
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 6.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of twelve men in Royal Canadian Air Force uniforms outside their barracks in Vernon, BC. John Shaw is in the middle row, second from left.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-006
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 6.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of twelve men in Royal Canadian Air Force uniforms outside their barracks in Vernon, BC. John Shaw is in the middle row, second from left.
Subjects
Clothing - Uniforms
Occupations - Military Personnel
Buildings - Military
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Shaw, John Horace "Jack"
Royal Canadian Air Force
Hatton, Bill
Shields, Joe
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Note on verso of photograph reads: "All the gang from 220. Joe on my left and then Bill Hatton on his left, another fine lad. He was posted to Prince Edward Island, 60 miles from home. Will you please keep this for me?"
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Images
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Air force personnel

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55547
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 6.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of five men, all in air force uniforms, standing outside. The man on the far left is John Shaw and he has written on the back of the photograph: "Another candid shot. My stand would be complete with a halo."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-022
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 6.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of five men, all in air force uniforms, standing outside. The man on the far left is John Shaw and he has written on the back of the photograph: "Another candid shot. My stand would be complete with a halo."
Subjects
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Occupations - Military Personnel
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Shaw, John Horace "Jack"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Images
Less detail

Air force personnel

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55574
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1941
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of fifty-three men sitting and standing in front of a building in their air force uniforms. The photograph is captioned "PL # 2 - No. 3 Co. / T.C. # 110 January 1941 / Vernon BC." This is the group of air force cadets that went through training with John Shaw at Vernon during the winter …
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1941
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-049
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of fifty-three men sitting and standing in front of a building in their air force uniforms. The photograph is captioned "PL # 2 - No. 3 Co. / T.C. # 110 January 1941 / Vernon BC." This is the group of air force cadets that went through training with John Shaw at Vernon during the winter of 1941. John can be seen third from the left in the second row (standing, with eyes closed).
Photographer
Kermode, Douglas
Subjects
Occupations - Military Personnel
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Buildings - Military
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Shaw, John Horace "Jack"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Images
Less detail

Air Force recruits

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55536
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of six men standing outside in the snow at the air force training camp in Vernon. All of the men are holding rifles.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-011
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of six men standing outside in the snow at the air force training camp in Vernon. All of the men are holding rifles.
Subjects
Clothing - Uniforms
Occupations - Military Personnel
Armament - Firearms
Buildings - Military
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on contents of file.
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Images
Less detail

Air force singing group

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55563
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of eleven men in uniform performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: "Another informal one of the quartette. Cap's playing the accordion this time. The other …
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-038
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of eleven men in uniform performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: "Another informal one of the quartette. Cap's playing the accordion this time. The other Salvation Army guy is just an old fuss bag."
Photographer
Tigerstedt Studio
Subjects
Occupations - Military Personnel
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Musical Instruments
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Images
Less detail

Air force singing group

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55564
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of ten men in uniform performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: "The octet singing 'The West, A Nest and You.' We look kinda sick, I figure. Note the wedge…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-039
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of ten men in uniform performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: "The octet singing 'The West, A Nest and You.' We look kinda sick, I figure. Note the wedge in my pants - hasn't faded, even after two months." John is third from the right, looking down at the music sheet.
Photographer
Tigerstedt Studio
Subjects
Occupations - Military Personnel
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Musical Instruments
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Shaw, John Horace "Jack"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Images
Less detail

Air force singing group

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55565
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of twelve men - most in uniform - and one woman, performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: ""Yours truly" relaxing over a cigarette during the interviews." …
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-040
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of twelve men - most in uniform - and one woman, performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: ""Yours truly" relaxing over a cigarette during the interviews." John can be seen near the right of the photograph leaning against the piano with a cigarette in his hand.
Photographer
Tigerstedt Studio
Subjects
Occupations - Military Personnel
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Musical Instruments
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Shaw, John Horace "Jack"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Images
Less detail

Air force singing group

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55566
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph shows a group of 12 men in uniform performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: "The octet doing a bit of a number accompanied by Cap on at the accordion."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-041
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph shows a group of 12 men in uniform performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: "The octet doing a bit of a number accompanied by Cap on at the accordion."
Photographer
Tigerstedt Studio
Subjects
Occupations - Military Personnel
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Musical Instruments
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Images
Less detail

Air force singing group

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55570
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of fourteen men - most in uniform - performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: "The Captain (at the mike) looks a bit nervous in this one. Syd Bending is th…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1941]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-045
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of fourteen men - most in uniform - performing on stage for an audience. John Shaw was part of this air force singing group which performed in Calgary, Alberta and he has written on the back of the photograph: "The Captain (at the mike) looks a bit nervous in this one. Syd Bending is the violinist. Sergeant Moody, script man is leaning on the piano. We had a civilian pianist that night."
Photographer
Tigerstedt Studio
Subjects
Occupations - Military Personnel
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Musical Instruments
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Bending, Syd
Moody, Sgt.
Shaw, John Horace "Jack"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Images
Less detail

Air force staff

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto55571
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1943
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of fourteen men and women in uniform sitting and standing together in an air force office. A caption on the back of the photograph reads: "Orderly Room Staff - Sea Island 1943." John Shaw can be seen standing in the back row, sixth from right.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1943
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Military series
Description Level
Item
Record No.
485-046
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of fourteen men and women in uniform sitting and standing together in an air force office. A caption on the back of the photograph reads: "Orderly Room Staff - Sea Island 1943." John Shaw can be seen standing in the back row, sixth from right.
Subjects
Occupations - Military Personnel
Clothing - Military Uniforms
Buildings - Military
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Shaw, John Horace "Jack"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Images
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Air mail letter from Brigadeer Colin Fox to May Bateman

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumtextualrecord15128
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
18 Jun. 1943
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. (double sided and folded)
Scope and Content
Item consists of an air mail letter written by Colin Rhodes Fox of the Royal Canadian Artillery Service to his aunt Marianne "May" Bateman while serving overseas during World War II. Colin Fox served in the 13th Canadian Field Regiment, 44th Canadian Field Battery. In his letter, Colin tells of how…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Series
Bateman family World War II letters series
Date
18 Jun. 1943
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. (double sided and folded)
Accession Code
BV020.27.16
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item consists of an air mail letter written by Colin Rhodes Fox of the Royal Canadian Artillery Service to his aunt Marianne "May" Bateman while serving overseas during World War II. Colin Fox served in the 13th Canadian Field Regiment, 44th Canadian Field Battery. In his letter, Colin tells of how he's happy to be back with his regiment after finishing his stay in hospital; thanks May for the chocolates that she sent and how he expects to receive his third stripe which means a raise on top of his Sergeant's pay.
Subjects
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Names
Bateman, Marianne May
Fox, Colin Rhodes
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Address on front of air mail letter reads: "Miss M. Bateman / 3896 W. 25th Ave. / Vancouver B.C. / Canada"
Return address on front of air mail letter reads: "K 19022 Bdr. C.R.Fox / 44th Fld. Bty. / 13th Fld. Reg't. R.C.A. A.F. / Cdn Army Over"
Stamp in blue ink on front of air mail letter reads: "13 FD. RECT. R.C.A. / OUT GOING MAIL"
Circular post mark on front of air mail letter reads: "FIELDRCST_OFFICE / * JU 19/ 43"
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Air mail letter from Colin Fox to May Bateman

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumtextualrecord15143
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
5 Dec. 1944
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. (double sided and folded)
Scope and Content
Item consists of a typewritten air mail letter from Sergeant Colin Rhodes Fox of the Royal Canadian Artillery Service to his aunt Marianne "May" Bateman while serving overseas during World War II. Colin Fox served in the 13th Canadian Field Regiment with the 44th and 78th Canadian Field Battery. In…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Series
Bateman family World War II letters series
Date
5 Dec. 1944
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. (double sided and folded)
Accession Code
BV020.27.31
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item consists of a typewritten air mail letter from Sergeant Colin Rhodes Fox of the Royal Canadian Artillery Service to his aunt Marianne "May" Bateman while serving overseas during World War II. Colin Fox served in the 13th Canadian Field Regiment with the 44th and 78th Canadian Field Battery. In his letter Colin describes his health recovering from his wounds; shares his current experience in Holland near the German border; recalls a visit to Belgium; tells of how other fellows that landed on D-Day will be taking leave in England and that he would like to visit Paris on his next leave.
Subjects
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Names
Fox, Colin Rhodes
Bateman, Marianne May
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Air mail letter is addressed to: "Miss May Bateman / c/o Miss Ruth Dale / Box 167 , / WEST SUMMERLAND, B.C."
Circular postmark stamps read: "WEST SD... [sic] / AM / DE 23 / 44/ ..." and "DEC 21 / 6 PM / 1944"
Stamp on outside of air mail letter reads: "PASSED BY / CENSOR / No. / 11800"
Return address on outside of air mail letter reads: "K19022 Sgt. / C.R.Fox"
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Air mail letter from Colin Fox to May Bateman

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumtextualrecord15145
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
27 Dec. 1944
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. (double sided and folded)
Scope and Content
Item consists of a typewritten air mail letter from Sergeant Colin Rhodes Fox of the Royal Canadian Artillery Service to his aunt Marianne "May" Bateman while serving overseas during World War II. Colin Fox served in the 13th Canadian Field Regiment with the 44th and 78th Canadian Field Battery. In…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Series
Bateman family World War II letters series
Date
27 Dec. 1944
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. (double sided and folded)
Accession Code
BV020.27.32
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item consists of a typewritten air mail letter from Sergeant Colin Rhodes Fox of the Royal Canadian Artillery Service to his aunt Marianne "May" Bateman while serving overseas during World War II. Colin Fox served in the 13th Canadian Field Regiment with the 44th and 78th Canadian Field Battery. In his letter Colin reflects on how he spent Christmas day and how he discovered that the camp cook came from the Burnaby Lake area.
Subjects
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Names
Fox, Colin Rhodes
Bateman, Marianne May
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Air mail letter is addressed to: "Miss M. Bateman / c/o C.P.R. Land Dept. / Vancouver B.C. / Canada"
Circular postmark stamps read: "FIELD POST OFFICE 403 / 8 / DE 29 / 44"
Stamp on outside of air mail letter reads: "PASSED BY / CENSOR / No. / 11800"
Return address on outside of air mail letter reads: "K19022 Sgt. / C.R.Fox"
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Air mail letter from Colin Fox to May Bateman

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
20 Dec. 1944
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. (double sided and folded)
Scope and Content
Item consists of a typewritten air mail letter from Sergeant Colin Rhodes Fox of the Royal Canadian Artillery Service to his aunt Marianne "May" Bateman while serving overseas during World War II. Colin Fox served in the 13th Canadian Field Regiment with the 44th and 78th Canadian Field Battery. In…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Series
Bateman family World War II letters series
Date
20 Dec. 1944
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. (double sided and folded)
Accession Code
BV020.27.33
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item consists of a typewritten air mail letter from Sergeant Colin Rhodes Fox of the Royal Canadian Artillery Service to his aunt Marianne "May" Bateman while serving overseas during World War II. Colin Fox served in the 13th Canadian Field Regiment with the 44th and 78th Canadian Field Battery. In his letter Colin thanks May for the Christmas parcel she sent; how he received a backlog of letters addressed to him at the convalescent hospital; how the boys that landed on D-Day are taking leave in England; describes a Christmas party that his regiment put on for twenty kids in a nearby town and says that he looks forward to a good Christmas dinner provided there isn't any unexpected action.
Subjects
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Names
Fox, Colin Rhodes
Bateman, Marianne May
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Air mail letter is addressed to: "Miss M. Bateman / c/o Miss Ruth Dale / West Summerland / B.C. / Canada / Box 158" (crossed out address reads: "c/o C.P.R. Land Dept. / Vancouver B.C...")
Circular postmark stamps read: "JAN 4 / 8 PM / 1945" and " SUMMERLAND / AM / JAN 6 / 45"
Stamp on outside of air mail letter reads: "PASSED BY / CENSOR / No. / 11800"
Return address on outside of air mail letter reads: "K19022 Sgt. / C.R.Fox"
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