Fonds 20.152 - Estate of Mary Bickerton

Diary of Sterling Parlee 1902 Fox Hill Commemorative Documents Pamphlets Personal Correspondence Newspaper Clippings Textual Records CD's 8CH Nominal Roll

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Estate of Mary Bickerton

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  • Source of title proper: Museum Created

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CA HM 20.152

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  • 1902-2016 (Creation)
    Creator
    Mary Frances Bickerton
    Place
    New Brunswick

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This fonds consists of 12 cm of textual records, 5 photographs, and 4 CD's.

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(1926-2016)

Biographical history

Mrs. Mary Bickerton was born on November 14, 1926 in London, England, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Florence (Hazell) Deegan. She came to Canada as a war bride in 1946. Her husband was Sergeant Gordie Bickerton, a member of the 5th Armoured Regiment (8th Princess Louise's New Brunswick Hussars). She served for 16 years postwar in the Canadian Army Militia. She was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, a past President of the Sussex Branch # 20 as well as the 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) Association. Mary served as a director for King's Manor and the Kiwanis Nursing Home. She was a member of the Trinity Anglican Church Choir.

Custodial history

Mike Bickerton donated these documents to the 8th Hussars Museum from the Estate of Mary Bickerton.

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This fonds consists of textual records pertaining to Fox Hill, a register of all members of the 8CH from 1945 to 1962, photographs of Fox Hill, CD's of Regimental Birthdays, a diary from a member of the 8th Hussars from 1902, and Newspaper clippings from the Second World War.

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Good

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  • English

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8th Hussars Museum Archives

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Box 52

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