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Royal West India Rangers

  • CA CCA MC 976
  • Collection
  • ca. 2002

A binder which contains a brief essay on the Royal West India Rangers regiment by Daniel F. Johnson of the Saint John branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society, articles on military settlers in New Brunswick, and lists of members of the Royal West India Rangers who were disbanded in New Brunswick. Inserted is a note: "it appears that many surnames on the Royal West India Rangers list are also Charlotte County names or perhaps have connections to them or to this area".

Jackie Gibson Collection

  • CA CCA 693
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 2003

This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns Joe Gibson, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.

Gibson Family

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.

Canadian School Handouts

  • CA CCA MC 889
  • Collection
  • 1956

This collection contains old school handouts which can either be archival in nature or provide interesting information. It includes a handout published by the United Nations Association in Canada which was meant to inform students and get them talking about the political situation in middle eastern countries during 1956.

United Nations Association in Canada

104th Anti-tank Battery, 7th Anti-Tank Regiment RCA collection

  • CA PANB MC2754
  • Collection
  • 1940-1989

This fonds consists primarily of histories of the 104th Anti-Tank Battery and the 7th Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery and supporting materials. Included are a printed history of the 7th Anti-Tank Regiment, a photocopied history of the 104th Battery dating to 1945, and photocopied listings of officers and other ranks, along with the names of fatal casualties, their dates of death, and the names of those wounded in action.

Also included is a b&w group photograph of the 104th Anti-Tank Battery (1940), a colour photograph of the formation flashes and other distinguishing insignia of the Canadian Army [after 1939], colour negatives of the 104th Battery at the Experimental Station (Fredericton), and colour negatives of shoulder flashes of the Canadian Military.

The 104th Battery

The Daily Gleaner

  • CA CCA MC 871
  • Collection
  • 1989-2008

This collection contains a pair of clippings of newspaper articles published in the Daily Gleaner related to the history of New Brunswick. The first article provides an overview of the story of Marie LaTour, while the second article discusses the history of British Home Children in Canada.

The Daily Gleaner

Captain David Mowat

  • CA CCA MC 905
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

These fonds contain genealogical documents on the Mowat family of St. Andrews New Brunswick. These contain information on Captain David Mowat and his brother Captain John “Hurricane Jack” Mowat of Orkney Island, Scotland and their descendants.

MILTON F. GREGG, V.C. FONDS

  • CA PANB MC498
  • Fonds
  • 1880, 1892-1991

These documents were the personal papers of Milton Gregg. They were not the papers of the offices which he held. They include his copies of a few of his many reports from official positions and well as his personal observations to family on several assignments. The Biographical Sketch information above was gleaned from this fonds.

The fonds also included many private papers, including several hundred letters during the First World War to his fiancée in Canada, personal correspondence to family, and observations on his work in Indonesia in the form of letters to his sister. He and his family kept clippings of his exploits from his time as a student at the Provincial Normal School, throughout his life, and until his death and funeral.

After his death, his wife, Erica Deichmann Gregg, continued to add to the collection of clippings. Various organizations kept in contact with Erica Gregg after his death, notably the Victoria Cross Association and the Royal Canadian Regiment Association. Some files continue beyond his death in 1978.

The fonds contains 1656 photographs from ca.1880 to 1988 and cover all aspects of his life. It addition, it contains a number of photo albums, including 2 which were presented to him in Indonesia, one of which graphically shows the affects of yaws on the children in that country. Also in the photo series are images of Gregg with King Edward VIII, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth II. Although George V presented him with the MC and VC, there are no photos with that monarch. There are also photos with Lord Beaverbrook, Senator John F. Kennedy, Golda Meir and several Canadian prime ministers.

Gregg, Milton Fowler

S. Boyd Anderson fonds

  • CA PANB MC566
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1916, 1953

This fonds consists of 4 letters written by S. Boyd Anderson in April, June, and November of 1915 and January of 1916 to his friend Frank Doyle, while Anderson was serving at the Belgium front. Anderson commented on battles of the First World War, particularly Ypres; the use of gas as an instrument of war; shelling; casualties; the loss of officers; the taking of German prisoners; conditions in the dugouts and trenches; his admiration for his men; and family matters.

Included in the letters are several sketches of the front, including one of the 3rd Line in the Ypres Canal area. All four letters were transcribed prior to 1973, possibly by Bruce Anderson. The typed transcriptions are included.

The fonds also contains 2 typed letters, written by Frank Doyle to Bruce Anderson in 1953, which provide background and supplementary information about S. Boyd Anderson's wartime letters and military career. There are also original copies of 3 publications: The Canadian Record Officer, which contains the article, "The Canadian Glorious Stand at Ypres" (April 1915); The Splint Record (December 1915), and The Listening Post (January 1916), and a Daily Mail birds-eye map of the British front on which Anderson drew and outlined respective positions occupied by the 8th Battery at Ypres.

Anderson, Samuel Boyd

Kitty and Walter Williamson oral history

  • CA PANB MC192
  • Fonds
  • 30 June 1992

This fonds consists of a typed and transcribed interview with Kitty Williamson. She describes her life in Holland during World War II, as well as meeting and marrying Walter Williamson and coming to Canada in 1946.

Williamson, Kitty

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