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Charlotte County Veterans
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Charlotte County Veterans

  • CA CCA MC 895
  • Collection
  • 1931-2014

This collection contains textual material related to veterans of World War I and World War II from Charlotte County as well as news related to veterans and Remembrance Day events. Most of the items in this collection are newspaper articles, which include news stories, editorials, reprints, and obituaries related to Charlotte County veterans or Remembrance Day events. Also included are promotional documents and pamphlets from the Royal Canadian Legion, Veteran’s Affairs Canada, and the War Amps. Lastly, a piece of correspondence between the Charlotte County Archives and Veteran’s Affairs Canada is also included.

Correspondence with Charlotte County Archives

This series contains a letter from Veteran’s Affairs Canada to the Charlotte County Archives from October 1 1997, requesting that the Archives do something special to commemorate Veteran’s Week. Attached is a form filled in by the Charlotte County Archives detailing historical items that were planned to be displayed for Veteran’s Week.

Newspaper Articles

This series contains newspaper articles related to World War I and World War II veterans from Charlotte County as well as news related to veteran’s affairs and Remembrance Day. The different topics of these articles can include special Remembrance Day events hosted in Charlotte County communities or other parts of Canada, editorials on Remembrance Day or veteran’s affairs, reprints of old Charlotte County newspaper articles or advertisement from wartime, articles on local families with military history, poems, stories of Charlotte County veterans who participated in major battles or events in the wars, and obituaries for local veterans.

Pamphlets and Promotional Documents

This series contains a pamphlet for the Royal Canadian Legion Passamaquoddy Branch No.8 Remembrance Day Service from 2008, a pamphlet from Veteran’s Affairs Canada titled “25 Ways to Take Part in Veteran’s Week” which lists ways someone could spend time to remember Canada’s veterans, and a pamphlet titled “Never Again!” by the War Amps, which lists video material available for order meant to educate people about the horrors of war. There is also a promotional document from the War Amps which lists educational World War I and World War II books and films.