Fonds consists of a Letter written to Niece June 11 1944 from Joseph Eloi Doucette WWII , Minister of National Defense _ To The Next of Kin ,Canadian Active Service Force Document and a Poem "To The Duke" Written by John W Wentworth a Pal.
Fond consists of photographs of various tank crews, buildings and training activities in England, Belgium and Holland. Included is a letter and certificate , a recognition of sacrifices and achievements while serving Canada in times of war and peace.
Fonds consists of 156 photographs from the Boer war, including photographs of a Queens Own Rifles of Canada cap badge with a 2 in the Center, four medals from Left to right: Distinguished Service Order, Queen's South Africa Medal, British War Medal, and the Victory Medal and of a pencil shaped like a bullet and inside a cartridge from 1914. List of Photos available.
Fonds consists of a series of DVD's , Lest we Forget projects created by Belleisle Students on 8th Hussars Soldiers that lost their lives to War. All the research material on each soldier is included. it is all broke down in 4 series - Vimy, World War 1 , World War2 and 8th Hussars .
Belleisle Regional High School Lest We Forget Project
Fonds consists of Photocopies of photographs: Saint John and Sussex Detachments of 2nd Contingent. Hussar Officers of the 26th Battalion in 1914. Regiment training at Valcartier and staff at Shorncliffe. Also includes an original bound copy of Records of Service for 1910-1920. 5 photocopied pages of General Orders for Tank battalion and Machine gun corps, one photocopy of General Orders 1918 re organization of Canadian Tank Corps. Also includes a pamphlet of Canadian Cavalry Association By-laws. One page photocopied from Canada Gazette listing Appointments, Promotions and Retirements in 1918. Photograph of Canadian Army setting sail October 1914. Included are photographs of officers and men and a photograph of regimental Billets in Belgium, 1915. One pamphlet on the Vimy Ridge Memorial. Cablegram and postcard from J.A. Bain which includes his pay book and service book from 1917. Typed copies of letters written by soldiers, together in a binder. Original Certificates, pay book, berthing card and 2 handwritten notebooks from Sgt. R J Stapleford which includes numerous photographs acquired by him. A original copy of cartoons from the "Bystanders Fragments from France" and a copy of the story of the Fourth Overseas Siege Battery from 1914-1919.