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Canadian Expeditionary Force No. 4 Siege Battery

  • CA MNBM ID4811
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1919

The fonds consists of records of C.E.F. No. 4 Siege Battery. A nominal roll includes regimental numbers, name of corps, name and address of next of kin, country of birth, and place and date taken on strength. Information also includes place, date and name of ship of embarkation. There is also a roll of their first muster at Clarence Barracks, Portsmouth, which includes names, hospitals and nature of illness of those not present at muster.

There is typed history of the 4th Siege Battery describing voyage from Halifax, training in England, and battles fought in France. Also included are names and locations of other units travelling with the unit from Canada. There is considerable description of combat and troop movement. A list of troop movements provides dates, places in France and Belgium, with army units at each location.

There is also a casualties book which lists names of soldiers killed in action, died of wounds, wounded, suffering from other illnesses, transferred and 4 soldiers who returned home. The locations where the soldiers were killed in action are included.

There are some records about the administration of the canteen fund and Battery Association Fund and the photocopied obituary of William Smith (1976), a member of Battery.

There is also a nominal roll of the 131st Siege Battery which includes regimental numbers, ranks and names. Some names are marked with crosses to denote death.

Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Canadian Expeditionary Force. Siege Battery, 4

Capt. C. F. Inches fonds

  • CA PANB MC1176
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1918

These 5 army (field service) correspondence books relate to Capt. C. F. Inches's tour of duty in France, in 1916, with the 1st Canadian Heavy Battery. He records information about his routine administration duties, while also providing information about ammunition, equipment, weapons, horses, the awarding of honours and medals, charges of insolence and desertion, military court martials, attack plans, activities at the Front, and feats of gallantry. A number of names of officers and enlisted men are included. The correspondence book dating from June to July 1916 (MS1A) contains a few letters written or signed by Lt.-Col. C. G. Pritchard, R.G.A.

Inches, Cyrus Fiske

Carleton-York Regiment

  • CA CC MCC4
  • Fonds
  • [192-?] - 1942

The fonds mainly consists of the Carleton Light Infantry's records after its reorganization in 1920. Fonds includes a history of the Carleton Light Infantry, records of the 1934 annual meeting of the Carleton Light Infantry, financial information, company correspondence, and nominal rolls. There are personnel files listing name, rank, company, address, registration date, and remarks concerning any leaves of absence, applications for higher rank, meetings attended, etc.; there are also medical officers' certificates, and property information. The information about the Carleton-York Regiment is limited to records of a 1937 meeting of the Regiment, a financial statement, and shared personnel files.

Carleton-York Regiment

Chandler, Racey Family Fonds

  • CA PANB MC1939
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1930

This fonds consists primarily of textual records that shed light on the activites of several members of the Chandler and Racey families.

Chandler, Racey family

Charles Warren Anderson railway

  • CA MNBM ID3414
  • Collection
  • 1846-1980

This fonds consists of historical correspondence, reports, acts, agreements and other material about New Brunswick railways. There are monthly payrolls of Salisbury and Harvey Railway, 1898-1901; accounts of the Albert Railway, 1877-1882; cancelled cheques and promissory notes of the N.B. Railway Co., 1884-1887; and records of the Northern and Western Railway Co., Railway Extension Co., and Cumberland Railway and Coal Co. The collection includes timetables, correspondence, lists of locomotives, notes, notices, newsletters and copies of newspaper articles.

Anderson, Charles Warren

Clarence MacNaughton Steeves

  • CA MNBM ID58
  • Fonds
  • 1781-1956

This fonds includes:

  • genealogical notes;
  • correspondence;
  • newspaper clippings;
  • scrapbooks;
  • "A tin hat of two wars";
  • scrapbook and notes re Loylaist Burial ground (Old Publis Burial Ground) in Saint John
    Note: fonds needs arrangement and description

Steeves, Clarence McNaughton

Clarke and Gamble families' genealogy

  • CA UNB MG H 101
  • Collection
  • [1785-1929]

This collection contains photocopies of records relating to the Clarke and Gamble families. It includes correspondence, memorials, newspaper clippings, legal records, and genealogical notes.

Clarke and Gamble families' genealogy, Author

Crouse Family Fonds

  • CA PANB MC2476
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

This fonds consists of records pertaining to Phoebe Ann Crouse, Samuel Crouse, Myles Hayward Crouse, and Ellsworth Burtus Crouse. The bulk of the fonds consists of correspondence written by Myles Hayward Crouse and Ellsworth Burtus Crouse to their mother, Phoebe Ann Crouse, while they were serving in the Canadian Army during World War I. These letters offer insights into living conditions overseas, trench warfare, food, homesickness, communications from home, illness, wounded soldiers, and conscription, as well as army leaves and travel in Britain.

The fonds also contains a few records pertaining to Samuel Crouse's work with the C.P.R., including the Canadian Railway War Board, Wage Agreement No. 2 (1918) and a C.P.R. circular concerning Spanish Influenza (1918). A postcard of the troop transport ship R.M.S. Olympic [191-?] is also included.

Crouse Family

David H. Walker

  • CA UNB MG L 35
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1994, predominant 1948-1994

This fonds documents David H. Walker's 45-year literary career as author of 19 novels, over 100 short stories, and several works of non-fiction -- most notably, an autobiography, Lean, Wind, Lean. It also reflects his military career in The Black Watch (1931-47), including his internment in German prison camps during the Second World War. The fonds also includes material relating to Walker's family life, his personal relationships, his friendship with Lord Wavell, and his travels in Canada and abroad as well as several awards and honours.

It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, notes, draft manuscripts, draft scripts, agreements with publishers and film makers, published short stories, reviews, royalty statements, and publicity material as well as copies of speeches, travel and family photographs, biographical material, mementos, and awards. Artifacts include: commission in The Black Watch, Governor-General's awards for fiction (1952 and 1953), and warrants making Walker a Member of the Order of the British Empire and a Member of the Order of Canada.

Walker, David

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