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Benedict Arnold

  • CA MNBM ID1103
  • Fonds
  • 1783 - 1963

This fonds includes:

  • Correspondence, 1791-1902, primarily from Benedict Arnold;
  • Correspondence, Jonathan Bliss to Benedict Arnold, 1792-1800;
  • Land Papers, 1786-1796;
  • Legal papers, 1783-1794;
  • Statements, receipts, and other material 1785-1786;
  • Bills of exchange, 1791;
  • Biographical and genealogical material, 1791-1963

Arnold, Benedict, General

Frederick David Foley

  • CA MNBM ID1856
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1919

This fonds consists of Frederick D. Foley's military appointment as a lieutenant, 1915; his death certificate; a personalized commemorative scroll and a memorial from King George V, both honouring the war dead.

There is also a postal card addressed to Mrs. Violet Foley of Loch Lomond Road, from Frederick, dated just 23 days before his death, letting her know a letter would soon follow.

Foley, Frederick David

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

Frederick Vernon Wedderburn

  • CA MNBM ID616
  • Fonds
  • 1915

The fonds consists of a roll of enlisted men of the 115th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, in 1915 with additional notes. The roll records regimental numbers, full names, addresses, date and place of enlistment, names and addresses of next of kin, which company the man belonged to and whether he was transferred to another military unit. There are also handwritten lists of officers (one appears to be a draft) and typed lists of local casualties with their regimental numbers, names, unit and serial numbers.

Wedderburn, Frederick Vernon

Frederick Ernst Bettle

  • CA MNBM ID67
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1894-ca. 1962

The fonds includes Bettle's correspondence, military documents and ephemera from the Boer War and correspondence from his brother Harry who was serving in World War I. There are also a Cavalry Roll book, a freeman certificate for Saint John, newspaper articles concerning Loyalists and some printed items.

Bettle, Frederick Ernst

Ladies' Auxilliary of the South African Veteran's Association

  • CA MNBM ID79
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1978

This fonds consists of a complete set of minutes, guest books, telegrams and correspondence. There is a nominal roll of veterans, 1956-1967 and 4 photographs of veterans, 1962. Newspaper clippings and printed ephemera of the Auxillary are also included.

Ladies' Auxilliary of South African Veteran's Association

Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathern

  • CA UNB MG H 8
  • Collection
  • 1791-1803

This collection documents the Duke's military activities at Gibraltar, Canada, and the West Indies. The majority of the correspondence is between Prince Edward and Colonel, later General, William Edmeston, however, there are a few letters to Edmeston from other military officers and administrators including I. Hale, G. Smyth, John Montrifor, G.H. Charlton, I.A. Vesey, and Lieutenant Colonel Scott. The letters were written from various locations: Gibraltar, Quebec, Halifax, St. Helen's, Hilsea, London, and Antrim and discuss the 50th Regiment of Foot and the Royal Fusiliers. The collection also contains two separate lists containing the names, age and height of soldiers transferred between the 50th Regiment of Foot and the Royal Fusiliers, one is dated 20 May 1791 and the other is undated; a three-page account, dated 11 April 1793, detailing a plot planned by four soldiers from the Royal Fusiliers to murder Prince Edward; and a copy of a four-page narrative, written on 20 February 1798, giving details of the battle fought by the Grenadiers of the 40th Regiment when the islands of Martinique, Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, and Tobago were taken during the Seven Years War.

Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathern

Sir John Harvey

  • CA UNB MG H 10b
  • Fonds
  • 31 May - 13 October 1838

This fonds consists of a letter book containing copies of John Harvey's confidential letters to Lord Durham during the period that Durham was Governor General of British North America (29 May to 29 September 1838). Harvey discusses the need for reform, supports Durham's actions and discusses the Maine boundary issue.

Harvey, Sir John

New Brunswick Militia commissions

  • CA UNB MG H 138
  • Fonds
  • [1811-1861]

This fonds contains photocopies of New Brunswick Militia commissions. They provide the name of the individual, along with his rank, regiment or battalion, date of commission, and date of appointment.

New Brunswick Militia

In Nomad's Land, 1914-1918 War / Laurenz F. Harding

  • CA MNBM S 5 - 2
  • Fonds
  • after 1918

The fonds consists of a one volume, typewritten account of a soldier's experiences in the First World War. It includes accounts of life in the trenches and other experiences.

Harding, Laurenz F.

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